As a dramatist and film editor Patrick Minks has since long advised collegues, film/art students and film professionals on their scripts and rough cuts. He was on the advisory board of the Dutch Media Fund and the Dutch Film Fund for several years. He followed the course “Six Days of Practice” on story editing by script consultant Franz Rodenkirchen at the Binger Film Institute.
From 2009 till 2012 he was a mentor/staff member of the Master Film at the Dutch Film Academy. He coached and consulted film and audiovisual art students in their artistic research and their projects. Since 2012 he continues mentoring as a guest lecturer.