Patrick Lanctot

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Patrick is a Loyalist College TV Production grad. He started his career in Toronto working as a freelance film editor as well as a post production facility manager for Gun For Hire Post and Plug N Play Rentals. He specializes in Avid Media Composer edit systems and has consulted for Lion’s Gate Films on major motion pictures such as American Psycho, American Psycho II and Miramax’s Serendipity just to name a few. After years of consulting and managing post production facilities he accepted a full time position with CBC as a senior video editor. In 2008 he left Toronto to live in Cape Breton and took a short break from film and tv to pursue other interests and business opportunities. Today, Patrick is the owner of Spectra71 Films since it’s incorporation in 2015 and is involved in all aspects of film from editing, cinematography, producing as well as drone cinematography. He is currently editing the feature length documentary “Let It Burn” about Winnipeg Metis artist Arlea Ashcroft and just finished colour grading Director Dawn Well’s six part series “Creepy Cape Breton” for Bell Fibe in which he also was one of the cinematographers.

Spectra71 Films Inc.

Spectra71 Films Inc. is a boutique film production, aerial cinematography & post-production company based in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Industry Role

  • Production Company
  • Producer
  • Post-Production
  • Documentary / Factual
  • Film
  • Television
  • Cinematographer / DOP
  • Camera Operator
  • Company
  • Colour Correction
  • VFX
  • Editor
  • Producers

Memberships / Certifications

  • Associate Member of the Canadian Cinema Editors


  • Creepy Cape Breton (2023) - Cinematographer / Online editor
  • Just Listen (2022) - Producer/Cinematographer/Editor
  • Jenny (2021) - Producer/Cinematographer/Editor
  • Bocan (2019) - Producer/Cinematographer/Editor
  • Hidden History (2022) - Online editor
  • A New World of Hurt (2021) - Drone cinematographer
  • CBC Toronto (2001-2007) - Senior editor - Arts and Entertainment
  • American Psycho (2000) - Avid Consultant
  • Serendipity (2001) - Avid Consultant
  • American Psycho II (2002) - Avid Consultant
  • The Town Heroes - "Fuse" music video (2021) - Producer, Cinematographer, Editor, VFX
  • The Town Heroes - "The Walk" music video (2021) - Producer, Cinematographer, Editor, VFX
  • Leaving Turtleford (2015) - Producer, Cinematographer, Editor
  • The Next Step After Show - Season 3 (2015) - Editor
  • Halloween: Resurrection (2002) - Avid consultant
  • Dragon's Egg (1998) - Online editor
  • Hand of Fate (1999) - Assistant editor
  • It Takes a Child (1998) - Assistant editor
  • The New Ice Age: A Year In The Life of The NHL (1998) - Assistant editor
  • Echoes (2019) - Drone consultant for Eyebolt Sound Paragon
  • Mary Kills People (2019) - Drone consultant for Eyebolt Sound Paragon
  • Private Eyes (2018) - Drone consultant for Eyebolt Sound Paragon
  • The Grizzlies (2018) - Drone consultant for Eyebolt Sound Paragon
  • Cineplex Odeon (2019) - Drone consultant for Eyebolt Sound Paragon