Patrick Nelson Barnes - Film and Television Editor


Patrick Nelson Barnes

Patrick Nelson Barnes has been editing film and television for 15 years, both within and outside of the traditional film industry—bringing a fine arts background and strong aesthetic sensibility to storytelling—across genres. He is currently editing The Werewolf, the second feature from Sundance and SXSW Grand Jury Prize winner Jim Cummings (Thunder Road).

Previously, Barnes worked with Academy Award® Winner Jamie Foxx on his directorial debut, All-Star Weekend, and edited the Sundance short film How Does it Start, directed by Amber Sealey (lensed by Emmy Award Nominee Ava Berkofsky—HBO’s Insecure), as well as Sealey’s third feature film, No Light and No Land Anywhere, which was Executive Produced by Miranda July and winner of the Special Jury Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival. Barnes was Lead Editor of all 4 seasons of the multi-award-winning original series Mr. Student Body President, produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer’s New Form Entertainment, and Millennial Mafia for eOne. Previous work includes Honey for director Amanda Marsalis (Westworld, Ozark), Mr. Mom (MGM/Vudu), Hollywood Darlings (Pop), The Lost Coast (Official Selection, SXSW), and Punk’s Not Dead (Official Selection AFI/Silverdocs). He is the editor of the upcoming Duplass Brothers-produced Howdy, directed by Amber Sealey.

Barnes also continues to create commercial and social advocacy films for clients Skoll Foundation, Participant Media, Dolby, Fox, TED, Smithsonian Institution and many others.