Patrick Hoelck on Directing MERCY with Scott Caan, Directing Music Videos and His Work As A Celebrity Photographer

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    (This show originally aired in 2011)

    Director Patrick Hoelck is in the Film Courage studio to share his journey of going from music video director to photographer to feature filmmaker, along with what it’s like photographing Tom Cruise, Clint Eastwood, & Beyonce Knowles. He also tells us what it was like directing Scott Caan and James Caan together in his film Mercy.


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