Video Producer I Director I Documentary Editor

PATSY NORTHCUTT

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On Common Ground documentary shorts – stories about our public lands
Apple – Press Announcement & New Product Marketing Videos
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PATSY NORTHCUTT
Principal | Producer | Director | Editor
Two time Emmy® Award winning—Northern California and Los Angeles Area—documentary filmmaker and television producer/director/editor for programs that aired primetime on multiple PBS stations.

FOCUS
Working with like minded clients and wonderful teams, Patsy has produced, directed, and/or edited films and videos on green building, Journey of the Universe, our ecological footprint, empowering girls and women, social & criminal justice, coral reef preservation, Drawdown climate solutions, enhancing mindfulness, reducing species extinction, the right to clean water, teen pregnancy prevention, environmental justice, inspiring alternative transportation, Sheng Zhen Meditation, InnerYoga and more.

MISSION
To tell engaging stories that inspire a healthy, sustainable and just future.

TRACK RECORD
• 25 years of experience creating films that speak to the heart of audiences and achieve intended results.
• 200+ Wrote, produced, directed, shot and/or edited over two hundred films, videos and animations.
• Produced on location across the United States and in over a half dozen countries—and work remotely and hire local crew when possible.

TEAMS
Northcutt builds custom teams for each project—fabulous storytellers, creative artists and technicians she’s worked with many times, and talented young filmmakers. Patsy also has extensive experience joining existing teams, projects and organizations in a freelance capacity, which she very much enjoys and is why she keeps the structure of Northcutt Productions lean and flexible.

AWARDS include:
• 2021 Los Angeles Emmy® Award—Education/Information (Global Mosaic: Young Women Rising)
• 2012 Northern California Emmy® Award—Best Documentary (Journey of the Universe)
• Global Award—Montana CINE International Festival (Journey of the Universe)
• Gold Cindy-Interactive Marketing—Siemens Semiconductors (Siemens Marketing)

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CONCEPT TO COMPLETION FILM AND VIDEO PRODUCTION
Northcutt Productions was the production or co-production company behind most of the work on this site. Patsy Northcutt (Principal) co-produced Global Mosaic, a four-episode half-hour TV mini-series that aired primetime in 2021 on Link TV, KCET (PBS in L.A.) and TV UNAM throughout Mexico. Patsy and her teams bring decades of experience working from early needs assessment stages, to creative and story development, to all aspects of production, editing and post-production.

VIDEO EDITING AND POST-PRODUCTION
Patsy is a Northern California Emmy® winning documentary editor and has deep roots as an editor and storyteller. The Northcutt edit suite is near downtown Mill Valley, just north of San Francisco, CA and offers beautiful outdoor seating options and a nearby waterfall nestled in redwoods. We can also handle the entire post production workflow remotely.

FREELANCE PRODUCER | DIRECTOR | DOCUMENTARY EDITOR
Very much enjoys freelance collaborations as producer, director and/or documentary or narrative film editor. She can also write and shoot as needed. Clients include broadcasters, documentary filmmakers, non-profits, creative agencies, corporate in-house teams and independent production companies.

STRATEGIC CONSULTING
Can help identify if film & video storytelling is the appropriate medium, brainstorm ways to leverage a project for maximum results, up level existing work, and offer business and storytelling guidance. With the breath and depth of her experience, she can add value in a myriad of ways.

SUSTAINABILITY AND CULTURE SHIFTING
Patsy has over two decades of experience communicating sustainability, social justice, purpose, and consciousness raising ideas to inspire audience engagement and culture shifts in-line with a goal, internally and externally.

PRACTICING WHAT WE PREACH
“Storytelling to inspire a healthy, sustainable and just future.”

Our teams have long been aware of the costs to our environment from filmmaking, so we tread lightly where possible—from working lean, hiring local crews and using remote workflows; to eating responsibly and shipping and receiving things slowly rather than overnight; to making sure that our stuff gets a new home as soon as we no longer need it so it can be reused before it’s obsolete, donating equipment to ewastecollective.org and paying GreenDisk.com to recycle our Technotrash, and more.

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LOCATION

The Northcutt edit suite is based in walking distance from downtown Mill Valley, California located in the San Francisco Bay Area just north of the Golden Gate Bridge. Much of our work can be done remotely.

CONTACT
info@northcuttprod.com
+1-415-326-4360

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