Patrick Clarke is a writer, director, producer and actor. Clarke co-wrote and produced his first feature Beyond the Pale in 1999. Based on actual events, the immigrant drama was a commercial success in Ireland, Australia and the UK and won awards at the Houston and Arizona film festivals (2000). Clarke's performance in Beyond the Pale led to roles in The Magnificent Ambersons for A&E Networks and the award-winning black comedy Stay Until Tomorrow (2004), which was developed through the Sundance Institute. In 2004, Clarke formed i4i Productions, which completed many projects including One (2008), written and performed by Greg Pearl, John Illsley and Paul Brady; the feature-length documentary The Extra Mile and the period feature thriller Trapped a.k.a. Anton which was nominated for three Irish Academy Awards at the 6th Irish Film & Television Awards. Clarke appeared in Aiyaary a Hindi action thriller directed by Neeraj Pandey, it was released worldwide on February 16, 2018 and wrote, produced and directed ‘The New Theatre’ a film about Dublin’s most inspirational Independent theatre venue (New Theatre, Dublin), released on Arts & Education platforms across the United States in February, 2019.