Patrick Shen is creating pictures + words + sounds
FILTER
Tiers
Monthly Notes + Microfilms
$5 or more per month
  • Get sneak peeks of completed microfilms, other Patreon-backed creations, & glimpses of other works-in-progress via patron-only posts
  • A monthly e-bulletin of noteworthy discoveries & learnings from my daily literary/creative explorations
  • Generous discounts on most items in my online shop
  • A download of The Shed a 15-minute audio essay about the Walden-inspired room I built in my backyard.
Something Analog (U.S. patrons only)
$12 or more per month

I'll select a favorite photograph I took AND/OR excerpt of writing/reading & custom design it onto a card I'll mail you. First one comes with a 3.5" wood stand you can use to display them on your desk. Also includes all previous rewards.

Your Name in Credits + Mail
$25 or more per month
  • PDF of FLOORGAZING, my forthcoming photobook
  • Choice of one of my past works including my latest feature doc In Pursuit of Silence or book Notes on Silence (PDF if books are sold out)
  • Receive credit as an esteemed Patron on all microfilms & other Patreon-backed creations
  • Receive a surprise gift in the mail from time to time
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Executive Producer
$48 or more per month
  • Your credit upgraded to Executive Producer in each microfilm & Patreon-backed creation, so long as your subscription is active. What is a microfilm? Loosely defined, it's a film that's 1-5 minutes in length.
  • PLUS your choice of two of my past works including my latest film In Pursuit of Silence (DVD or download) and book Notes on Silence.
  • Also includes all previous rewards
45-min Monthly Skype w/Me
$100 or more per month
Let's connect monthly over Skype to talk shop, share notes, sit in silence, or have me consult on your project. Also includes all the above.
Collaborator
$250 or more per month
  • Get a peek at works-in-progress of both micro & feature films whether they be dailies, scenes I'm working on, or rough cuts & share feedback with me
  • A 4-pack DVD set of my feature films, a copy of my book Notes on Silence (or PDF if the books are sold out), and a download of Silence is a Sound, a digital album featuring 10 recordings of silent spaces from around the world.
  • All previous rewards
Tiers
Monthly Notes + Microfilms
$5 or more per month
  • Get sneak peeks of completed microfilms, other Patreon-backed creations, & glimpses of other works-in-progress via patron-only posts
  • A monthly e-bulletin of noteworthy discoveries & learnings from my daily literary/creative explorations
  • Generous discounts on most items in my online shop
  • A download of The Shed a 15-minute audio essay about the Walden-inspired room I built in my backyard.
Something Analog (U.S. patrons only)
$12 or more per month

I'll select a favorite photograph I took AND/OR excerpt of writing/reading & custom design it onto a card I'll mail you. First one comes with a 3.5" wood stand you can use to display them on your desk. Also includes all previous rewards.

Your Name in Credits + Mail
$25 or more per month
  • PDF of FLOORGAZING, my forthcoming photobook
  • Choice of one of my past works including my latest feature doc In Pursuit of Silence or book Notes on Silence (PDF if books are sold out)
  • Receive credit as an esteemed Patron on all microfilms & other Patreon-backed creations
  • Receive a surprise gift in the mail from time to time
  • Plus all previous rewards.
Executive Producer
$48 or more per month
  • Your credit upgraded to Executive Producer in each microfilm & Patreon-backed creation, so long as your subscription is active. What is a microfilm? Loosely defined, it's a film that's 1-5 minutes in length.
  • PLUS your choice of two of my past works including my latest film In Pursuit of Silence (DVD or download) and book Notes on Silence.
  • Also includes all previous rewards
45-min Monthly Skype w/Me
$100 or more per month
Let's connect monthly over Skype to talk shop, share notes, sit in silence, or have me consult on your project. Also includes all the above.
Collaborator
$250 or more per month
  • Get a peek at works-in-progress of both micro & feature films whether they be dailies, scenes I'm working on, or rough cuts & share feedback with me
  • A 4-pack DVD set of my feature films, a copy of my book Notes on Silence (or PDF if the books are sold out), and a download of Silence is a Sound, a digital album featuring 10 recordings of silent spaces from around the world.
  • All previous rewards