After his first short fiction film 100% (2000) Patrick Minks subsequently directed the mockumentary Making Boss hits man in 2001, the VPRO-teleplay Life after Mrs. de Nijs in 2003 and the short fiction film Final (2008).
Minks co-wrote the acclaimed 3D arthouse film Above us all with director Eugenie Jansen which premiered at the Berlinale in 2014. His first feature documentary Michel, actor loses the words (2018) was released in Dutch and Belgian film theatres and had its international premiere at Docville International Documentary Film Festival.

Michel, actor loses the words

2018 | feature documentary (co-directed with Irma Wijsman)
Actor Michel van Dousselaere and his wife Irma Wijsman have to deal with his loss of language due to progressive aphasia. The documentary shows two powerful people who take control over a dramatic turn in their life. Acknowledging the sorrow with humor and undying love. Official website
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The Proof of the Pudding

feature documentary (in production)(co-directed with Jaap Veldhoen)
Laureate architect Herman Hertzberger  is still going strong at 88. His most iconic building ‘Centraal Beheer’ in Apeldoorn will undergo a transformation from an abandoned office building into a 21st century  sustainable space for housing, work spaces and leisure. Hertzberger calls this transformation “the proof of the pudding”, as his Structalist ideals from the 60s and 70s when he designed the building was always ment for this kind of sustainability. In this film portrait we get to know Hertzberger, his ideals and vision for urban development and what it means to be an architect.