Patrick Cady is an Emmy-nominated cinematographer who has also become a busy director. Most recently he directed half the episodes for season seven of Amazon’s hit show Bosch, including the series finale. His other directing credits include the highly regarded Sundance Channel series Rectify and the Paramount+ series Interrogation.
With his background in both cinematography and directing, Patrick brings a unique perspective to the dynamics of directing actors for the camera. His cinematography credits span both features and television and include Bosch, Rectify, The Code, The Stepfather, Insecure, XX, Fear The Walking Dead, Franklin & Bash, Betrayal, Body of Proof, Rizzoli & Isles, Suits, In Treatment, Lottery Ticket, Cold Case, Day of the Dead, Sunshine State, Marie and Bruce, and the Sundance and Cannes award-winning feature Girlfight.
Patrick “got hooked” working on set as the camera intern for Roger Deakins ASC, BSC on the John Sayles film Passion Fish in 1991. A mere ten years later he was the Director of Photography on Sayles’ Sunshine State. He spent a large portion of those ten years working first as an Electrician and then as a Gaffer while attaining his Master’s degree at NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts before getting noticed for his work on the indie classic Girlfight.
Patrick is a member of the ASC, DGA, IATSE 600, AMPAS, & The Television Academy.
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