Leellen Patchen

Editor | Director | Second Unit or Assistant Director
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KNOWN FOR 
The Apprentice (2009-2017) | Shark Tank (2009-2014) | Starting Over (2004)
AWARDS 
2 wins & 1 nomination More »
AKA 
Leelen Patchen Childers
GUILDS *
DGA | IATSE
WORK HISTORY *
Television | Film
JOB TYPES *
Editing | Directing
CITIZENSHIP *
(with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
* Starred info submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume (has not been verified by IMDb).

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Past Film & Video (1 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Rosalie Goes ShoppingRosalie Goes Shopping First Assistant Director (as Leelen Patchen Childers)  Less 1989 $574K / —
Past Television (44 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for RelationshippedRelationshipped (TV Series) Lead Editor (18 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017–2018 18
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  • Primary photo for The Platinum LifeThe Platinum Life (TV Series) Lead Editor (3 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 3
  • Primary photo for Planet of the AppsPlanet of the Apps (TV Series) Editor (10 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 10
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  • Primary photo for Swamp PeopleSwamp People (TV Series) Editor (2 episodes, 2017)  Less 2017 2
  • Primary photo for The ApprenticeThe Apprentice (TV Series) Editor (33 episodes, 2009), Show Editor (2 episodes, 2013), Editor (1 episode, 2011)  Less 2009–2017 35
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  • Primary photo for Acting OutActing Out (TV Series) Editor (9 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 9
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  • Primary photo for Guiding AlaskaGuiding Alaska (TV Series) Editor (6 episodes, 2016)  Less 2016 6
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  • Primary photo for Home FreeHome Free (TV Series) Lead Editor (1 episode, 2016)  Less 2016 1
  • Primary photo for Yankee JungleYankee Jungle (TV Series) Editor (9 episodes, 2014)  Less 2014–2016 9
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  • Primary photo for Steampunk'dSteampunk'd (TV Series) Lead Editor (8 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015 8
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  • Primary photo for Shark TankShark Tank (TV Series) Editor (87 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009–2014 87
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  • Primary photo for America's Got TalentAmerica's Got Talent (TV Series) Editor (3 episodes, 2013)  Less 2013 3
  • Primary photo for Ice Road TruckersIce Road Truckers (TV Series) Editor (68 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2013 68
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  • Primary photo for Hell's KitchenHell's Kitchen (TV Series) Editor (2 episodes, 2012)  Less 2012 2
  • Primary photo for Love in the WildLove in the Wild (TV Series) Editor (1 episode, 2012), Show Editor (1 episode, 2012)  Less 2012 2
    • Week 8 (Jul 24, 2012) Show Editor  Less
    • Week 4 (Jun 26, 2012) Editor  Less
  • Primary photo for Expedition ImpossibleExpedition Impossible (TV Series) Editor (3 episodes, 2011)  Less 2011 3
  • Primary photo for The Naughty Kitchen with Chef Blythe BeckThe Naughty Kitchen with Chef Blythe Beck (TV Series) Editor (2 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 2
  • Primary photo for Wedding DayWedding Day (TV Series) Editor (7 episodes, 2009)  Less 2009 7
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  • Primary photo for Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (TV Series) Editor (53 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2009 53
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  • Primary photo for The Fashionista DiariesThe Fashionista Diaries (TV Series) Editor (7 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007 7
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  • Primary photo for Creative JuiceCreative Juice (TV Series) Editor (12 episodes, 2006)  Less 2006–2007 12
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  • Primary photo for Maui FeverMaui Fever (TV Series) Editor  Less 2007– 
  • Primary photo for King of VegasKing of Vegas (TV Series) Editor  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for One Ocean ViewOne Ocean View (TV Series) Editor  Less 2006– 
  • Primary photo for TuckervilleTuckerville (TV Series) Editor  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for Kill RealityKill Reality (TV Series) Editor  Less 2005– 
  • Primary photo for Starting OverStarting Over (TV Series) Editor (1 episode, 2004)  Less 2004 1
  • Primary photo for Life MomentsLife Moments (TV Series) Editor  Less 2002–2003
  • Primary photo for Cooking School StoriesCooking School Stories (TV Series) Editor  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for Design on a DimeDesign on a Dime (TV Series) Editor  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for Designing for the SexesDesigning for the Sexes (TV Series) Editor  Less 2003– 
  • Primary photo for $40 a Day$40 a Day (TV Series) Editor (11 episodes, 2002)  Less 2002 11
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  • Primary photo for Weekend WarriorsWeekend Warriors (TV Series) Editor  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for A Dating StoryA Dating Story (TV Series) Editor  Less 2000– 
  • Primary photo for House HuntersHouse Hunters (TV Series) Editor  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for IntersectionIntersection (TV Series) Editor  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for A Baby StoryA Baby Story (TV Series) Editor  Less 1999– 
  • Primary photo for Lifestyles of the Rich and FamousLifestyles of the Rich and Famous (TV Series) Director (17 episodes, 1984)  Less 1984–1995 17
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  • Primary photo for How'd They Do That?How'd They Do That? (TV Series) Director  Less 1992– 
  • Primary photo for Runaway with the Rich and FamousRunaway with the Rich and Famous (TV Series) Director  Less 1991– 
  • Primary photo for First LookFirst Look (TV Series) Segment Producer  Less 1990– 
  • Primary photo for EveningEvening (TV Series) Camera Operator  Less 1976–1989
  • Primary photo for Fame, Fortune and RomanceFame, Fortune and Romance (TV Series) Director  Less 1986–1987
  • Primary photo for The Start of Something BigThe Start of Something Big (TV Series) Director  Less 1985–1986

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Additional Credits (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TelevisionCOMPANY/DIRECTOR
  • Celebrity Apprentice * – Editor NBC
  • Shark Tank * – Editor ABC
  • Love In The Wild * – editor NBC
  • Expedition Impossible * – Editor ABC
  • Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader * – Editor FOX
  • Starting Over * – Editor NBC
  • One Ocean View * – Editor ABC
  • Life Moments * – Editor NBC
  • Maui Fever * – Editor MTV
  • Creative Juice * – Editor DIY
  • Growing Up Gotti * – Editor A & E
  • Tuckerville * – Editor A & E
  • $40 A Day * – Producer/Editor Food Network
  • Wedding Day * – Editor TNT
  • Cooking School Stories * – Producer/Editor Food Network
  • Intersection * – Producer/Editor Travel Channel
  • King of Vegas * – Editor Spike TV
  • Kill Reality * – Editor E!
  • Design on a Dime * – Producer/Editor HGTV
  • Dating Story * – Producer/Editor TLC
  • Baby Story * – Producer/Editor TLC
  • Vacation Living * – Producer/Editor HGTV
  • Slice of Life * – Producer/Editor TLC
  • Weekend Warriors * – Producer/Editor HGTV
  • House Hunters * – Producer/Editor HGTV
  • Designing for the Sexes * – Producer/Editor HGTV
  • Lifestyles of the Rich & Famous * – DGA Director TeleRep/T.P.E./Rysher Entertainment
  • Fame, Fortune & Romance * – DGA Director ABC
  • The Start of Something Big * – DGA Director Telerep/T.P.E.
  • Preview * – Field Producer Telerep/T.P.E.
  • First Look * – Field Producer Telerep/T.P.E.
  • How'd They Do That * – DGA Director CBS

Education & Training (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

FORMAL EDUCATIONYEARCITY/STATE
  • Pepperdine * – MBA 2001 Malibu, California

Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

EVENTYEAR
  • Emmy Awards * – Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing 2006
  • Emmy Awards * – Outstanding Achievement in Single Camera Editing 2007
  • American Bar Association * – Gavel Award - Certificate of Merit 1980
  • Alfred I. DuPont Awards * – Best In the Nation - Investigative Reporting 1977
  • 29th Annual Film and TV Festival of New York * – Silver Medal 1986

References (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

NAMEPHONE
  • Available upon request *

Prior Job Titles (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

TITLE
  • Editor *
  • Producer/Editor *
  • Director *
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