Patrick Algermissen is the writer and director of the
internationally-acclaimed short film Dudley and the Toy Keeper’s Chest.
He has been writing screenplays since he was 6 years old. When he was
17, Algermissen won the Grand Prize in Steven Spielberg’s Director’s
Chair Challenge, a directing contest hosted by Spielberg in which
Algermissen beat out 30,000 other entrants nationwide. Since that time,
Algermissen has helmed over two dozen short films, including Pupsock & Wendell in The Gallery of Doom.