Patrick Henry Tom
Director / Head of Creative
Patrick is an American director and creative director whose work has been featured in numerous international creative publications, most notably his spot for MegaStar Cineplex was selected as a SHOTS Contender in the UK, and his spot 'Mum' for Virgin Atlantic was selected as the number 1 editor's choice on AdForum's Ad Of The Day. His web tvc for Direction Skateboards was chosen as the best TV on Bestadsontv.com.
Before turning to directing, Patrick worked as an executive creative director and art director in the USA, Hong Kong, Vietnam and China, at global agencies such as TBWA, Saatchi & Saatchi, Publicis, McCann Erickson and FCB. His creative work has been recognised internationally at Cannes, One Show, Webby Awards, AdFest, New York Festivals, Spikes, Effies, AMES, Epica, Long Xi Awards, AdStars, Creativity, The WORK, Communication Arts, GRAPHIS, Mobius, FAB Awards and Hong Kong Kam Fan Awards.
He has served on the creative jury panels of Cannes, Spikes, New York Festivals, Dubai Lynx Festival, AdStars Festival, Singapore Outdoor Advertising Awards, Tambuli Awards, Tomorrow Awards and The Premios Volcan Festival in Central America.
While Patrick is passionate about creativity and innovation, he cites that his most notable creative achievement was a top ten hit in Finland with his former band some moons ago. He is also a surfer, skater and a personality type-9 peacemaker.