Patrick O'Keefe is a production designer at Sony Pictures Animation, currently at work leading the art department on the upcoming "Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse."
O’Keefe most recently served as art director on “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse,” winner of the 2019 the Academy Award® for Best Animated Feature.
Previously, he served as a visual development artist on Sony Pictures Animation's “Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation.”
O’Keefe 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 6: The Series.”
O’Keefe 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.
O’Keefe 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.