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Patrick Melly

Patrick Melly was born in Hartford, Connecticut. Education: Master of Fine Arts, UCLA Film School, 1988 (School of Theater, Film, and Television); undergraduate study as an English major at UC Santa Barbara 1966-1970; Bachelor of Arts in English awarded by San Francisco State University 1977. First film: On the Battlefield (1972, Tricontinental ... See full bio »

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The Juggling Movie
The Juggling Movie Cinematographer
Repo Man
Repo Man Camera and Electrical Department
Night Train
Night Train Cinematographer
Dr. Dolittle 2
Dr. Dolittle 2 Camera and Electrical Department


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 2009 Pinks: All Out (TV Series) (gaffer - 1 episode)
- Bakersfield, CA (2009) ... (gaffer)
 2006 Metallica: The Videos 1989-2004 (Video) (gaffer)
 2006 Best of Chris Isaak (Video) (gaffer)
 2005 Billy Squier: Video Hits (Video short) (gaffer)
 2004 Genesis: The Video Show (Video) (gaffer)
 2004 Luther Vandross: From Luther with Love - The Videos (Video documentary) (gaffer - segment "There's Nothing Better than Love")
 2004 Bone Thugs n Harmony: The Collection Volume 2 (Video documentary) (gaffer - segment "Paper Paper")
 2003 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Greatest Videos (Video documentary) (gaffer)
 2001 Dr. Dolittle 2 (electrician)
 2001 Babyface: A Collection of Hit Videos (Video) (gaffer)
 2001 Bruce Springsteen: The Complete Video Anthology 1978-2000 (Video documentary) (gaffer)
 2000 Totally Nude Aerobics (Video) (key gaffer - as Pat Melly)
 1999 Pain Angel (Short) (gaffer)
 1997 Michael Jackson: HIStory on Film - Volume II (Video documentary) (gaffer - segment ": "Liberian Girl")
 1997 Puff Daddy Featuring Mase: Been Around the World (Video short) (gaffer)
 1997 The Lovemaster (gaffer)
 1996 Céline Dion: All by Myself - Christmas Version (Video short) (gaffer)
 1996 Eric Clapton: Change the World (Video short) (gaffer)
 1993 The Paint Job (gaffer)
 1993 Marc Cohn: The Rainy Season (Video short) (gaffer)
 1993 The O'Jays: Emotionally Yours (Video short) (gaffer)
 1993 Soul Asylum: Black Gold (Video short) (gaffer)
 1993 Portrait: Here We Go Again (Video short) (gaffer)
 1992 Richard Marx: Chains Around My Heart (Video short) (gaffer)
 1992 Santana: Somewhere in Heaven (Video short) (gaffer)
 1992 Soul Kitchen: I Need It Bad (Video short) (gaffer)
 1992 Bruce Springsteen: 57 Channels (And Nothin' On) (Video short) (gaffer)
 1992 Genesis: Hold on My Heart (Video short) (gaffer)
 1992 King's X: Black Flag (Video short) (gaffer)
 1992 Red Hot Chili Peppers: Under the Bridge (Video short) (gaffer)
 1991 Harry Connick Jr: The Bare Necessities (Short) (gaffer)
 1991 Bebe and Cece Winans: It's O.K. (Video short) (gaffer)
 1991 Because It's Christmas: Barry Manilow (Video documentary) (gaffer)
 1991 Rod Stewart: Broken Arrow (Video short) (gaffer)
 1991 Dave Koz: Nothing but the Radio On (Video short) (gaffer)
 1991 Huey Lewis: Couple of Days Off (Video short) (gaffer)
 1991 Jasmine Guy: Just Want to Hold You (Video short) (gaffer)
 1991 BeBe & CeCe Winans: Addictive Love (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Dennis Miller: Black and White (TV Special) (gaffer)
 1990 Michael Cooper: Just What I Like (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Nelson: Love and Affection (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Deep Purple: King of Dreams (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Nelson: After the Rain (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Damn Yankees: Come Again (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Jasmine Guy: Try Me (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Bangles Greatest Hits (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Zapped Again! (Video) (director of photography: second unit)
 1990 Babyface: Whip Appeal (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Tommy Page: I'll Be Your Everything (Video short) (gaffer)
 1990 Jane Child: Welcome to the Real World (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Mike + The Mechanics: A Closer Look (Video) (gaffer)
 1989 Charlie Sexton: Don't Look Back (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Cheryl Lynn: Everytime I Try to Say Goodbye (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Grady Harrell: Fun (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Richard Marx: Right Here Waiting (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 White Lion: Radar Love (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Metallica: 2 of One (Video) (gaffer)
 1989 Nancy Wilson: All for Love (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 The Doobie Brothers: The Doctor (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Pet Sematary (gaffer - uncredited)
 1989 Public Image Ltd: Disappointed (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Club Nouveau: No Friend of Mine (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Richard Marx: Satisfied (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Ice T: High Rollers (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Tap (gaffer additional photography)
 1989 Metallica: One (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Survivor: Across the Miles (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Cheap Trick: Never Had a Lot to Lose (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Michael Jackson: Liberian Girl (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Mötley Crüe: Dr. Feelgood (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 Paul Carrack & Terri Nunn: Romance (Video short) (gaffer)
 1989 The Black Crowes: Jealous Again (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Neil Diamond: Greatest Hits Live (Video documentary) (gaffer: music video "This Time")
 1988 Scarlett and Black: You Don't Know (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series documentary) (gaffer - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.9 (1988) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #1.8 (1988) ... (gaffer)
- Episode #1.7 (1988) ... (gaffer)
 1988 Survivor: Didn't Know It Was Love (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Buck Owens: Hot Dog (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Night Ranger: I Did It for Love (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Kenny G: Silhouette (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Peter Cetera: The Best of Times (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 The Bangles: In Your Room (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 The Smithereens: House We Used to Live In (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Da Krash: Wasn't I Good to Ya? (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 38 Special: Rock and Roll Strategy (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Cheap Trick: Don't Be Cruel (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Stryper: Always There for You (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine: 1-2-3 (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Manhattan Transfer: Soul Food to Go (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 REO Speedwagon: Here with Me (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Club Nouveau: For the Love of Frances (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 The Smithereens: Only a Memory (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Casual Sex? (gaffer)
 1988 Jon Anderson: Hold on to Love (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Cheap Trick: The Flame (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Los Lobos: One Time One Night (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Rebbie Jackson: Plaything (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Three: Talking About (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Marylin Martin: Possessive Love (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Henry Lee Summer: Darlin' Danielle Don't (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Ice-T: Colors (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Jody Watley: Some Kind of Lover (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Lita Ford & Ozzy Osbourne: Close My Eyes Forever (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 REO Speedwagon: I Don't Want to Lose You (Video short) (gaffer)
 1988 Think Out Loud: After All This Time (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Sherrick: Let's Be Lovers Tonight (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Sting: Be Still My Beating Heart (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Donna Summer: Dinner with Gershwin (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Dolly Parton: River Unbroken (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Gloria Estefan: Anything for You (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Rampage (gaffer)
 1987 Steven Van Zandt: Trail of Broken Treaties (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Megadeth: Wake Up Dead (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 New Grass Revival: Can't Stop Now (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Laura Branigan: Cry Wolf (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Idle Tears: Take Me Home (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Tonight, Tonight, Tonight (Short) (gaffer)
 1987 The Return of Bruno (TV Movie) (gaffer - uncredited)
 1987 Genesis: Tonight, Tonight, Tonight (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Stephanie Mills: Feel Good All Over (Video short) (gaffer)
 1987 Chris Isaak: You Owe Me Some Kind of Love (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Heaven 17: Trouble (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 The Commodores: Goin' to the Bank (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Tease: I Wish You Were Here (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Howard Hewett: I'm for Real (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Peter Cetera and Amy Grant: The Next Time I Fall (Video short) (b camera operator) / (gaffer)
 1986 Gregory Abbott: Shake You Down (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Belinda Carlisle: I Feel the Magic (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Michael McDonald: Sweet Freedom (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Robert Tepper: Don't Walk Away (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Teena Marie: Lips to Find You (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Rod Stewart: Every Beat of my Heart (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 The Fabulous Thunderbirds: Wrap It Up (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 The Psychedelic Furs: Pretty in Pink (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Tramaine Hawkins: In the Morning Time (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Jeffrey Osborne: You Should Be Mine (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Harold Faltermeyer: Top Gun Theme (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Marilyn Martin: Night Moves (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 E.G. Daily: Say It Say It (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 3:15 (gaffer/additional photography)
 1986 Ben E. King: Stand by Me (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 Bruce Hornsby and the Range: The Way It Is (Video short) (gaffer)
 1986 David Lee Roth (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 Joe Lynn Turner: Endlessly (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 Bon Jovi: Silent Night (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 Jeff Beck: Ambitious (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 Wang Chung: To Live and Die in LA (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 Mr. Mister: Broken Wings (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 James Ingram: Always (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 Prizzi's Honor (gaffer: additional photography - uncredited)
 1985 All of Me for All of You (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 Steve Perry: Foolish Heart (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 The Pointer Sisters: Back in My Arms (Video short) (gaffer)
 1985 The Pointer Sisters: Twist My Arm (Video short) (gaffer)
 1984 Pretty Poison: Nightime (Video short) (gaffer)
 1984 City Limits (gaffer: second unit)
 1984 Steve Perry: Strung Out (Video short) (gaffer)
 1984 Mark Gray: Left Side of the Bed (Video short) (gaffer)
 1984 Repo Man (electrician: additional photography)
 1984 Billy Squier: Rock Me Tonite (Video short) (gaffer)
 1983 Conversations with Roy DeCarava (Short documentary) (additional photography)
 1983 Fools' Dance (Short) (best boy electric)
 1983 Aldo Nova: Hold Back the Night (Video short) (gaffer)
 1983 Y & T: Mean Streak (Video short) (best boy electric)
 1983 Dial M: Modern Day Love (Video short) (gaffer)
 1983 Bless Their Little Hearts (additional photographer)
 1983 Night Ranger: Don't Tell Me You Love Me (Video short) (gaffer)
 1983 Night Ranger: Sing Me Away (Video short) (first assistant camera)
 1972 On the Battlefield (Documentary) (camera operator: "b" camera)
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Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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