Born and raised in Chicago, Patrick has always loved films and his love for cinema grew as he discovered the teachings behind filmmaking.
During his highschool years, he was given the pleasure of taking a production class in which he learned about digital video editing. The class provided iMovie and Final Cut Pro programs to practice on. After graduating high school, he attended Tribeca Flashpoint Academy in downtown Chicago. He learned all aspects of filmmaking for digital video including directing, producing, cinematography, screenwriting, and different on set tasks. He graduated in 2011 with a major in editing for film and broadcast.
In 2014, Patrick moved to Los Angeles, CA to pursue his editing career within the film industry. On his spare time he likes learning new post production programs, going to the movies, reading filmmaking books, and working on side film projects with his friends.
Patrick's editing experience includes a mass variety of projects like short films, a 48-hour project, music videos, promotional videos, web-series trailer, and one independent feature. He even edit personal short films for festival submissions and also for his Vimeo channel.
Patrick's has worked with FCP7, FCPX, AVID, Adobe CC Pr Offline/Online video editing, color correction (Apple Color and Resolve LTE), logging data, media duplications/backups, transcoding, compressing, sound design, sound editing, independent distribution (digital or DVD copies) and VFX via After Effects. He also have assistant editing experience from a well known trailer house which included tasks like trailer finishing preps, over cuts, music cue sheets, scenes assembling, string outs, stock footage research, Academy Awards media research, wire drive postings, and client mitigations.
Patrick has worked on countless projects including a variety of short films, music video, spec videos, and 2 low budget features. He has directing, producing, writing, D.I.T, Grip, P.A, driver, and acting experience via set work.
For his own short films, he likes to take on roles of writer, director, and producer.
Acting truly fascinates him ,so he's not afraid to step in to act for a project if needed.
As for rental experience, Patrick worked as a gear driver, a PA who was in charge of equipment, and producer who ordered them first hand. He strongly believes in professional handlings for rental equipment and will give out friendly reminders on set. He aims to be punctual (or earlier) when it comes to returning.