An established freelance filmmaker, Patrick’s Director of Photography experience includes feature, corporate and commercial work for Apple, HP, the Disney Channel, Animal Planet, Turner Entertainment, Fox Television, Atlantic Records, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, REI and other national clients.
Feature film credits include BLACK ROAD, REDWOOD HIGHWAY and the critically acclaimed CALVIN MARSHALL and LIGHT OF MINE. Numerous festivals have screened his feature and short film projects. Awards include finalist for best cinematography (Redwood Highway, 2013; Calvin Marshall, 2010; and Light of Mine, 2011) and award for best cinematography (The Leeward Tide, 2006). Television work includes nationally-syndicated series Food for Thought, Animal Exploration with Jerod Miller, Critter Gitters, and second unit TV movie work for Disney Channel and Animal Planet. Other credits include music videos for Richmond Fontaine, The Janks, Justin King and the Apologies, Manta Ray and Buellton.
Working in all formats of film and video, Patrick draws on over two decades of experience as a cinematographer and photographer to bring a rich visual style, attention to technical detail, and a creative approach to every project. He also creates stop motion and hand-drawn animation for commercial and creative projects – see more at Mad Bird Design.