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- Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020
Colorist Seamus O’Kane joins Youngster
People on the Move
Grading maestro Seamus O’Kane has joined London-based postproduction house Youngster to lead and grow its color offering. O’Kane comes over from The Mill where he was head of the color department and came to be regarded as a leading, sought after artist, O’Kane’s arrival heralds a dynamic time as Youngster continue to strengthen its offerings and the intrinsic creative bond uniting director, editor and colorist. By enabling editing and postproduction under one roof alongside The Quarry and Whitehouse, Youngster provides a unique creative environment.
O’Kane’s most notable credits include Nike’s “Write the Future,” Honda’s “Impossible Dreams,” Guinness’ “Compton Cowboys” and Waitrose’s ‘“Home for Christmas.” He has worked with acclaimed directors such as Andreas Nilsson, Joanna Bailey, Kevin Thomas, Chris Palmer, Frederic Planchon, Simon Ratigan, Jake Scott, Sam Brown, Vince Squibb and Henry-Alex Rubin.
O’Kane’s awards in advertising include Cannes Lions, British Arrows and Kinsale Sharks. He also graded the Oscar-winning short film The Phone Call in 2015.
O'Kane starts immediately at Youngster on Baselight with remote capability via Clearview and Streambox alongside current colourist Jim Bracher, working with EP Ian Harland.