The Decay of Fiction (2002)
An experimental film that interweaves stories of the people who lived in, worked at and visited the famous Ambassador Hotel, now deserted but once the site of the Cocoanut Grove night club and the 1968 assassination of Robert Kennedy.
Labyrinth Project (interactive collaboration) (2002)
Trouble in the Image (1996)
Water and Power (1988)
Let's Make a Sandwich (1982)
Sleeping Dogs (Never Lie) (1978)
Saugus Series (1974)
Last of the Persimmons (1972)
By The Sea (1963)
Solo Exhibition: Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, 1999
Retrospectives: Tampere Film Festival, Finland; Galway Film Festival, Rotterdam Film Festival; Annenberg Center for Communications; European Media Arts Festival, Osnabrück, Germany; Sixpackfilm; Vienna; Rencontres du Cinema, Paris; and Anthology Film Archives, New York
American Film Institute Maya Deren Award, 1993
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1993
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 1991
Jury Prize (shared), Sundance Film Festival, 1990
1964 MFA, Graphic Design and Photography, University of California, Los Angeles
BA, University of California, Los Angeles
December 2005 - January 2006
Pat ONeills 1974 experimental short Saugus Series, which joins enigmatic western landscapes with animations, screened in November at the UCLA Film and Television Archive in Los Angeles.
November - December 2004
Pat ONeill presented a lecture sponsored by UCLA Design/Media Arts department in December.
August - September 2004
Pat ONeills films screened in a complete retrospective at the Santa Monica Museum of Art for a month beginning in September. The film series was accompanied by a concurrent exhibition surveying his visual art from 1961 to the present.