Patricia Riggen is a Mexican film director. She is best known for directing the 2007 film Under the Same Moon and the 2011 Disney Channel original film Lemonade Mouth.
Riggen was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco. While in her home country, she gained experience in journalism and writing for documentaries. In Guadalajara, Riggen obtained a degree in communication sciences, worked as a journalist, then later moved to New York City, where she received her Master's degree in directing and screenwriting at Columbia University. While attending Columbia, she directed two short films The Cornfield (2002) and Family Portrait (2004), a documentary, the former film won a number of film festival awards.