Patrick Lawrence is an independent director, editor, videographer and screenwriter from St. Louis, Missouri. He is a recent Film and Media Studies graduate of University of Missouri-St. Louis, graduating Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA. His growing portfolio includes several short films, music videos and most recently, a 30 minute documentary. As a music video director, his work on OPTION//CONTROL's “Saw Her There” won the 2011 Fair St. Louis Music Video contest which earned the band the opportunity to open for A&M Records’ Maroon 5. Lawrence has also directed several videos for touring drummer Kyle Jordan Mueller, achieving over 200,000 views worldwide via YouTube. Lawrence aspires to bring his own gritty realism and inventive cinematic techniques to the Hollywood film industry in the years to come.