Director of Photography Patrick Welty grew up in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains surrounded by art, ballet, music, and theater. In 2000, he received a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theater with a focus on directing, scriptwriting, acting, and stage construction from the College of Charleston. Welty then began studying in Savannah College of Art and Design’s Film & Television Graduate Program. At SCAD, he directed, honed his cinematic technique, produced an academy award winning film, and acted in over 40 student films.
Welty moved to New York City in 2005, and immediately began freelancing in the film and television industry. He has directed and shot short films, commercials, music videos, documentaries, corporate videos, and worked in the camera, art, and grip & electric departments on several feature films, television series, and commercials. Welty’s creative energy and passion for filmaking is evident in every project that he is involved in.