GAFFER & LIGHTING DIRECTOR
Shawn has been in film and TV production for most of his life, starting at his father’s production company, Patterson Studios in Central Florida in 1982. Patterson Studios was one of the largest full-service film studio complexes in Florida starting in the 1960's and ruling supreme for over 3 decades and remained a prominent name in the business for more than 50 years.
Shawns early exposure to the business led to his ability to easily understand and adapt to the changing landscape taking on a multitude of skills and roles. He has fine tuned his craft as a Gaffer and Director of Lighting on a vast array of projects from documentaries, demo and sales films, national commercials, live television shows, special features, celebrity interviews and feature films.
Shawn has the honor to call big name brands such as Universal Studios, Sea World, WWE Wrestling, Home Depot, Pepsi, HBO, ABC News, NBC News, CBS News, Fox Sports, History Channel, Dick Clark Productions, EAA and many more his clients. (Click Here to see more)
Shawn, to this day, still approaches each project with enthusiasm and an eye for creating adventurous lighting to level up the vision for his clients. His long time career and unrelenting passion for the business gives him the knowledge to help achieve his clients story and look with mass appeal.
Shawn is based in Florida but travels regularly around the country for filming.
Projects both large and small are given the same thoughtfulness and care. How can he help bring your concept to life?