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 2013 The Lone Ranger (visual effects director of photography: 32TEN Studios)
 2012 Red Dawn (miniature director of photography: Kerner Studio - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2011/I Abduction (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2011 Cowboys & Aliens (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical - uncredited)
 2011 Priest (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2011 I Am Number Four (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2010 Iron Man 2 (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2009 Terminator Salvation (director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2009 Star Trek (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2008 Eagle Eye (model unit director of photography: Kerner Optical - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2007 National Treasure: Book of Secrets (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2007 Evan Almighty (visual effects director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2007 Transformers (director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2007 Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End (miniature director of photography: Kerner Optical)
 2006 Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (models and miniatures unit supervisor: ILM)
 2006 Poseidon (model unit director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2006 Mission: Impossible III (visual effects director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (director of photography: model unit, ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2005 Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith (visual effects director of photography - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (director of photography: animation unit - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2003 Peter Pan (director of photography: ILM)
 2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (visual effects director of photography - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2003 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (visual effects director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2003 Dreamcatcher (visual effects director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2002 Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones (effects director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2001 A.I. Artificial Intelligence (visual effects director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 2000 Mission to Mars (director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1999 Galaxy Quest (visual effects director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1999 Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace (effects director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1999 The Mummy (visual effects director of photography: Thebes and Hamunaptra collapse sequences, ILM)
 1998 Deep Impact (miniatures director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1997 Starship Troopers (motion control cameraman: Industrial Light & Magic - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1997 Men in Black (director of photography: miniature tunnel unit - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1996 Mars Attacks! (miniature director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1996 Star Trek: First Contact (additional visual effects photography - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1996 Special Effects: Anything Can Happen (Short documentary) (motion control director of photography: ILM)
 1995 The Indian in the Cupboard (motion control camera operator - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1994 Star Trek: Generations (visual effects camera operator: ILM)
 1994 The Flintstones (visual effects camera operator)
 1991 The Rocketeer (visual effects cameramen)
 1990 Die Hard 2 (visual effects camera operator: ILM)
 1990 The Hunt for Red October (director of photography: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1989 Back to the Future Part II (camera operator: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1989 Ghostbusters II (visual effects camera operator: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1989 Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (camera operator: ILM - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1988 Who Framed Roger Rabbit (optical camera operator - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1988 Willow (camera operator: visual effects, ILM)
 1987 Star Trek: The Next Generation (TV Series) (effects director of photography - 1 episode)
- Encounter at Farpoint (1987) ... (effects director of photography: ILM - uncredited)
 1986 Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (camera operator: ILM)
 1986 Howard the Duck (visual effects camera operator: ILM visual effects unit)
 1985 Explorers (visual effects cameraman)
 1984 Starman (visual effects cameraman: ILM)
 1984 Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (assistant cameraman: ILM)
 1983 Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (assistant cameraman: ILM)
 1982 Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All (TV Movie) (special miniature sequences photographer - as Patrick Sweeney)
 1982 E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (camera assistant: ILM - as Pat Sweeny) / (director of photography: ILM - 2002 special version, as Patrick Sweeney)
 1980 Battle Beyond the Stars (additional photography: special photographic effects)
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