Director Patrick Clement is a Portsmouth, New Hampshire native, former head chef, concert promoter and underground record label owner. While attending film school in Los Angeles he worked in television, film and music video production. In 2011, he moved to Greensburg, Kansas and took a job as the local newspaper editor; winning a newspaper-record 7 Kansas Press Association Awards for Excellence in Journalism.He received his Associates Degree in Film Directing from Los Angeles Valley College in 2011; his Bachelors in Film Studies from the University of Kansas in 2015; and is a current Directing MFA Candidate at Columbia University.
2015-2016 Directing Fellow, Columbia University, New York, NY
Assisting directing faculty with class preparation and special projects.
2011-2013 Managing Editor, Gatehouse Media, Greensburg, KS
Writing, editing, photography and pagination for a regional weekly with 12k+ readership.
Seven Kansas Press Association Awards for Excellence in Journalism, 2012.
2006-2011 Freelance Production Assistant, Los Angeles, CA
Set PA for television, commercials, music videos and film.
2000-2008 FNS Records & Publishing, Boston, MA
Sixteen official releases of punk and hardcore bands from New England and Germany.
Tour manager, local concert promoter and indie publisher.
TBA Frank "Pop" Conard Biography, Author
The fascinating life of Southwestern Kansas businessman and dust bowl photographer, F.D. Conard.
2015 7786-Burroughs, Wm., Author
An academic study of author William Burroughs through a series of previously unseen portraits.
Recipient of two University of Kansas Undergraduate Research Grants.
2013 Small Town: a pictorial look at 1940's rural America, Author
A look at the Great Depression through a collection of intimate snapshots from a Kansas ghost town.
Current Directing MFA Candidate, Columbia University, New York, NY
2015 BA in Film and Media Studies, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
2011 AA in Film Directing, Los Angeles Valley College, Valley Glen, CA
Personal references available upon request.