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. From 2009 till 2012 he was a mentor/staff member of the Master Film at the Dutch Film Academy. He is also a tutor for the Korea Radio Promotion Agency (RAPA) Documentary Workshop during IDFA.