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Pat R. Notaro III was born and raised in Southern California where he procured his passion for cinematography, surfing and skateboarding.
Husband and a father of two amazing kids (Lulu 14 & Sully 11) weekends are spent with the family surfing, motocross in the desert, hitting the skate ramp in the backyard or tending to chickens and a vegetable garden. Pat's love for action sports and being a humanitarian drives his professional and personal life.A graduate of Brooks Institute of Photography, Pat quickly navigated his way through all positions in the camera department. A member of IATSE Local 600 for 18 years his hands-on approach to every job is what makes Pat stand out. His commitment and diligence can be witnessed, as he prefers to pan a light or mount the camera head himself. This practical approach and strong work ethic defines Pat as flexible, generous, talented and contemporary. Pat is a modern DP & Director who infuses his gritty life experience into his work. Knowledge shooting all formats has made him a diverse Cinematographer and Director who enjoys opportunities that bring on challenges. From blending live action with motion graphics, beauty, comedy, kids networks, lifestyle, network series, reality, and photography campaigns Pat will climb the 4th highest mountain in the world, Mt. Kilimanjaro to get the shot. Pat is capable of doing and shooting it all. Working in conjunction with various Broadcast Graphic Design firms and production companies his work has been recognized with accolades from the BDA's (Broadcast Design Awards) and the MVPA's (Music Video Production Awards).
Pat believes strongly in supporting humanitarian and environmental causes and making films to educate, restore hope and become tools for change. Current efforts to better the planet include his formation of a Non Profit Organization named A Walk On Water. Pat became immersed with the wonders of the ocean and it how it positively assisted and changed children with Special Needs, especially those with Autism. Pat is a humanist who believes in people first. His ability to story tell and his varied experience make Pat a man you will never forget.