Patrick O’Keefe currently serves as Art Director on Sony Pictures Animation’s computer animated Spider-Man™: Into the Spider-Verse, which is slated for theatrical release in December 2018. Previously, he served as a visual development artist on Sony Pictures Animation’s Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, now in theaters.
Prior to joining Sony Pictures Animation, Patrick has worked on a variety of films, video games, commercials, and television shows. He served as a visual development artist and matte painter on commercials for brands like McDonald’s, Kellogg, Kraft, Amazon, and more. He also worked as a background painter on Disney Television Animation’s Big Hero Six The Series. Patrick has worked on award-winning virtual reality short films such as Henry, which won an Emmy Award for outstanding original interactive program in 2016, and Invasion!, which took home a Daytime Emmy in 2017.
He has also served as a production designer for short films Fragile and Ashes Fall. His additional credits include serving as a concept artist for Electronic Arts video games such as Battlefield 4, Battlefield Hardline, Dead Space 2, and Dead Space 3. Patrick studied illustration at Sheridan College before transferring to the Emily Carr University of Art and Design where he received his Bachelor of Media Arts in Film and Animation design.