Patricia Lundy is a Los Angeles-based writer who got her start as a film development intern after graduating from UCLA with a BA in English. Her work spans genres and forms, and is focused on elevating the narratives of complicated women.
HER NAME WAS MELONIE, the feature she co-wrote with Amber Viera, was recently selected as a Second Rounder in the 2022 Sundance Development Track.
Her drama pilot DETAIL WOMAN has received numerous accolades. It was a Second Rounder in the 2021 Sundance Episodic Lab and a 2021 Quarterfinalist in the Script Pipeline TV Writing Competition. It also received high scores and praise from The Black List.com and earned Patricia a Finalist spot in the 2020 Black List x Women in Film Episodic Lab. DETAIL WOMAN was also selected as a Second Rounder in the 2020 Austin Film Festival.
KEPT, the short film Patricia co-wrote and produced in 2019, won Best Screenplay Narrative Short 2020 at the Queens World Film Festival, Best Picture & Best Director at L’Auteur International Short Film Festival, and was also a 2021 finalist at jellyFEST.
In addition to screenwriting, Patricia is a short fiction writer who has sold stories to anthologies and speculative fiction magazines. She has also written about the history of death and mourning rituals for places like History Today and Death & the Maiden, an interest formed in part by her experience as a hospice care volunteer.