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Patrick Mau is a Torres Strait independent business owner and Entrepreneur. He developed a passion for entertainment at the very young age of 12 years old. Over a journey he has turned his passion into a career pathway. The result is the first Torres Strait owned Independent Record distribution label, film production and Media company to operate out of the region.
In the early years of the career he worked effortlessly to create opportunities of getting into the music industry. This saw him build his own "home recording studio" on Horn Island. Since following his passion in 1996 he has produced (7) mix-tapes, featured on (2) compilation, Released a Solo album; Had his music featured on film and television projects and toured Nationally and internationally.
In film Patrick has produced documentaries and music videos for broadcasting networks like NITV/SBS, ABC and online platforms. Patrick also has produced a range of promotional and corporate films for health and educational organisations through his production company.
Patrick stepped into the role as a producer in 2012 through the NITV “Our Stories” RRE initiatives for emerging film makers, since then he has gained experience though participating in various projects and attachments. In 2015 he was selected as one of the emerging indigenous film producers to be a part of the Screen Australia Indigenous Producers Initiative (IPI).
Patrick is the Founder and Executive Director of O.B.H.I. companies; "One Blood Hidden Image Entertainment Group" & "OBHI Films". - https://au.linkedin.com/in/patrick-mau-33b24a35