Director / DP, Jay Patton joins the Quriosity roster bringing with him over a decade worth of infectious energy and production experience. Over the past decade Jay has worked with many national brands and some of the largest agencies in the country.
Jay Patton helped launch Dictionary Films to success when they opened in 2008, growing the Cutters Studio production brand from the ground up. He has accumulated numerous awards for his commercial work and built a great reputation amongst his client base as a highly collaborative creative that people love working with.
Jay has a passion for people and telling their stories. “I have the ability to connect with many different people over many different interests and topics. My lifetime of experience working with many types of people and personalities has made me an empathetic and well rounded individual.”
My ability to work well with others and see the bigger picture is part of what makes me a great director. I still have a lifetime of learning and living ahead of me, but I will never stop working to following my muse.
Jay is looking forward to the new creative opportunities working with Quriosity will bring him. As well as, the ability to continue working with his existing clients while still being able to pursue his other passions: music & stop motion animation.
Known for: branded content, narrative short films, documentary-style, celebrities
Client list includes: American Family Insurance, Bison Council, Frontier, Embassy Suites, Raisin Bran, Sprint, Subway and more…
Awards and Recognition:
2011 Telly “LA Gear: Step Into The Lights”(director/producer/cinematographer)
2012 Silver Hugo for Special Achievement in Direction for “Jett” (director/ cinematographer)
2013 SIlver Plaque Special Achievement in Direction for Sprint “NBA” Chicago International Film Festival Television Awards
2015 Academy Award Short List for Best Short Film Documentary for “Paraiso” (co-cinematographer)
2016 Gold Addy, Best of Show, Rockford Memorial Hospital Pediatrics Campaign “The Place for Kids.” Northern Illinois Advertising Federation (director)
View more of his work here: JAY PATTON | Director’s Reel 2017