Richard Patterson, Director and DP

Richard Patterson is founder of Four Bent Corners and a native New Yorker. Richard is a regular content creator for BBDO Studios, MSG Networks, HGTV, The Food Network, and RADO Swiss Watches. He has been honored the AFI Film Festival and has had select films included in Sundance and TIFF.

In 2017, he recently directed and executive produced, Soldiers of the Sea, a short documentary focused on the swordfish fishing culture of Messina, Sicily. Richard was the Director of Photography for the feature NBC Sports documentary Dark Horses, which aired before the Belmont Stakes 2018. He was the DP for the 2016 U.S. National Endowment for the Humanities feature documentary Errol Flynn’s Ghost, filmed in Cuba..

His career began as a staff photojournalist at the Miami Herald and followed with a contract freelance position for the New York Times. He graduated Florida International University in 1999- BA, English Literature.

Four Bent Corners is a full-service production company based in Brooklyn, NY. Our company is founded upon the ethos of integrity, quality and hard work. 

For over 18 years we have been producing commercials, documentaries, branded content, photoshoots and more. It is our global mission to capture life in motion, successfully turning clients’ visions into compelling and engaging visual content. We pride ourselves on being a trusted brand and are focused on driving real business results. 

Features or shorts, traditional or multi-dimensional, branded, scripted or not, we work with a diverse team of creative collaborators to bring your stories to life.


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