An established freelance filmmaker, Patrick’s Director of Photography experience includes feature, corporate and commercial work for Apple, HP, Showtime, the Disney Channel, Animal Planet, Turner Entertainment, Fox Television, Atlantic Records, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, REI and other national clients.
He worked with director David Lynch, shooting the “Log Lady” sequences for the newest season of the critically acclaimed Showtime series TWIN PEAKS: THE RETURN.
Feature film credits include PHOENIX, OREGON (with James Le Gros, Jesse Borrego, Lisa Edelstein, Rey Gallegos, Diedrich Bader, and Kevin Corrigan), CALVIN MARSHALL (with Steve Zahn, Jane Adams, Diedrich Bader and Alex Frost), REDWOOD HIGHWAY (with Shirley Knight, Tom Skerritt and James Le Gros), BLACK ROAD (with Sam Daly, Andrew Wilson and Simon Templeman).
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 an 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 the 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.