Patrick Tarr

Patrick Tarr

Program Completed at the CFC

Cineplex Entertainment Film Program (Producers' Lab),

Completion Year


Current Information


Patrick Tarr worked for many years in many jobs in film & TV production before attending the Canadian Film Centre Writers’ Lab. While there, Patrick co-wrote The Colony,a 2013 feature film starring Lawrence Fishburne and Bill Paxton. Starting out in television, Patrick was a story consultant on the fourth season of Murdoch Mysteries in addition to writing the web series Curse of the Lost Pharaohs, which was nominated for an International Emmy and won the WGC Award for Shorts and Webseries. He has since worked as a writer on the Showcase series, King, a writer and consulting producer on seasons one and two of CBC’s Cracked, and as a writer/co-executive producer for three seasons and 54 episodes of CTV’s popular medical drama Saving Hope. Most recently Patrick has been working as the head writer and executive producer on the third and fourth seasons of the international hit series Cardinal