Pat McGee

Pat McGee is an award-winning showrunner and director in both film and television. McGee’s feature documentary American Relapse, which he directed with Adam Linkenhelt, won awards at film festivals across the country and is in select theaters through Gravitas Ventures from April 29 and on digital from April 2. In 2018, Viceland Network picked up McGee’s original series, Dopesick Nation, a docudrama about the opioid epidemic in Florida. Simultaneous to producing Dopesick Nation, Pat executive produced and directed the YouTube Original feature documentary The Deported, set to premiere in the spring of 2019. In 2017, he sold a feature documentary film to National Geographic Channel, World of Sound, about retinitis pigmentosa, while wrapping up the second season of Pat McGee Pictures’ 24 to Life, which aired on Lifetime, LMN and A&E. Pat’s focus has been on producing “stories worth telling.” He’s grateful for all those who let him into their world to assist in telling their story. He keeps pushing to give a voice to the voiceless, while respecting the art of storytelling.

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Staring Death in the Face: On the Challenges of Making American Relapse

By Pat McGee | March 26, 2019

Staring Death in the Face: On the Challenges of Making American Relapse

Pat McGee on the ethical dilemmas he faced when making his debut doc feature, the film which inspired Viceland's Dopesick Nation.