Cherry Lane Productions

Documentary Films

Patrick Mullins, Documentary Films

Patrick Mullins has worked in the film/video business for over 30 years, as an independent video producer, director, editor, and videographer, and as a music editor for motion pictures and television.

Cherry Lane Productions serves the New York metropolitan area and beyond, including Bergen County, NJ, Orange County, NY, Rockland County, NY, and Westchester County, NY. We welcome inquiries from potential clients who have a story to tell and a desire to see that story realized as a finely-crafted video.

Motion Picture credits:
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Member: Motion Picture Editors, I.A.T.S.E. Local 700, 1980 to 2002.

Selected Credits:

Bracero Stories (2008).  A multi-perspective documentary on the historic guest-worker program, focusing on oral histories of five former Braceros.
(Fiscal Sponsor, the Dept. of Communication, University of Texas El Paso).
“Best Social Justice Film,” Tulipanes Latino Film Festival 2008;
“Audience Award-Best Documentary,” McAllen Art & Film Festival 2009;
“Jon Alonso Award for Cinematography,” Cine Sin Fin Chicano Film Festival 2008.


Sleuthing Mary Shanley (2006). An historical biography of the filmmaker’s great-aunt, who was a celebrated undercover NYC Police detective in the 1930s to 50s.
“Best Documentary Short,” Long Island University, Big Mini DV Festival, 2006).


From Shore To Shore: Irish Traditional Music In New York City (1993).
A documentary on Irish immigrant musicians and their offspring, tracing the influences of family and community, ethnic identity, and American popular culture on the traditional music played in contemporary New York City.
(Fiscal Sponsor, The Irish Arts Center, NYC).

Sponsored Video—Director/Editor:

What Is A Classical Song? (2007). An educational video for the Marilyn Horne Foundation, New York City, with performance and lecture on the art of classical song.

Sponsored Video—Co-Producer/Director/Editor:
The Emigrant Savings Bank: Since 1850, the Spirit of Thrift (2000). A corporate history of New York City’s oldest savings bank, co-produced and written by Marion R. Casey.

Sponsored Video—Associate Producer/Editor:

The Alan Freed Story (1995). A short biographical documentary on the legendary DJ, for The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Museum, Cleveland, Ohio.  Produced by Colossal Pictures, San Francisco/NYC.

Music Editor—Dramatic Feature Films & TV:

Assassination Tango (2002) Director, Robert Duvall. MGM Pictures.
A Walk on the Moon (1998) Director, Tony Goldwyn. Miramax Films.
The Ice Storm (1996) Director, Ang Lee. Fox Searchlight Pictures.
Basquiat (1996) Director, Julian Schnabel. Miramax Films.
Dead Man Walking (1995) Director, Tim Robbins. Gramercy Pictures.
The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992-93) Producer, George Lucas.
Working Girl (1988) Director, Mike Nichols. 20th Century Fox.

Assistant Editor—Dramatic Feature Films & TV:

The Cotton Club (1984) Director, Francis Coppola. Orion Pictures.
Sophie’s Choice (1982) Director, Alan Pakula. Universal Pictures.
Ragtime (1981) Director, Milos Foreman. Dino DeLaurentiis Productions.

Dutchess Community College, Communications & Media Arts—Adjunct Instructor, August  2012 to May 2014
Santa Fe Community College, Department of Film—Adjunct Instructor, August 2011 to May 2012.
University of Texas El Paso, Department of Communication—full-time Senior Lecturer, August 2002 to May 2011.
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY—16mm film editing, Sept.1990 to May 1991.

M.A., Cinema Studies, 1999, New York University, with Certificate in Culture & Media.
M.A., Communication, 1996, William Paterson University of New Jersey.
B.A., Fine Arts, 1975, Ramapo College of New Jersey, School of Contemporary Arts.