Kat Patterson

Cinematographer

Kat Patterson, Cinematographer

Classes taught:
Cinematography and Sound II

Kat Patterson has been working in the documentary film and television industry for over 16 years. Patterson was a senior producer at New York Times Television (Maternity Ward/TLC); a producer and cameraperson on several ABC News series (NYPD 24/7, Boston 24/7,Hopkins 24/7); and a producer at Granada USA (The 1st 48)She was a field producer and cameraperson for National Geographic (Worlds Apart, Taboo and Crisis Zone); NBC News (Ship at War); and she was nominated for 2 Emmy Awards for Best Documentary Cinematography on Love Crimes of Kabul (HBO) and 12th and Delaware (HBO)Other cinematography credits include World Frontline (Sex Workers); American Experience (The Amish and The Amish: Shunned); ABC News (Nightline and 20/20); and the feature documentaries Cheshire,Ohio and Because the Bible Tells Me So. She received a New York Emmy Award for Outstanding Documentary Camera in 1998 for her work on WNET’s City Life. In 2002, she was honored with an Alfred I. Dupont Award for her work as producer and cameraperson on the series Hopkins 24/7.

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DOC NYC 2019 - SocDoc in Abundance!
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DOC NYC 2019 - SocDoc in Abundance!

We are thrilled to see so many SocDoc filmmakers a part of this year’s DOC NYC line-up! DOC NYC, America's largeset documentary festival, is entering it's tenth year, November 6-15, 2019. We are proud long-time supporters of the festiva Read More
Fall 2020 Info Sessions
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Fall 2020 Info Sessions

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SocDoc Faculty Films Airing Now!
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SocDoc Faculty Films Airing Now!

SVA MFA Documentary Faculty prides itself on the fact that our entire faculty are working filmmakers. And, they are busy! Here’s a rundown of just some of our faculty’s recent films. Click the links to watch the films & find out more! Read More
9th Annual Thesis Showcase Films
September 24, 2019

9th Annual Thesis Showcase Films

Celebrate the graduates of School of VISUAL ARTS MFA Social Documentary Film with the 9th Annual Thesis Showcase. We are proud to celebrate GROUP 9, the class of 2019! Here we share their work-in-progress thesis films, which inspire and a Read More