Seamus O'Kane

Seamus is one of the industry’s most prolific and sought-after Colourists. With a career that began in a world of film acquisition, Seamus has helped pioneer the transition to data workflows. He has an innate understanding of client expectations, creative needs and the production demands of commercials.

Joining The Mill from VTR in 2004, he was instrumental to their data pipeline success and as Head of Colour saw the nurturing of talent as a prime objective alongside developing workflows and methods of operation.

He has collaborated on some of the most awarded and iconic commercials of recent decades whilst also engaging in documentaries, features, music videos and short films. He is a permanent fixture in polls featuring the top colourists in the world.

His work has won D&ADs, British Arrows, Kinsale Sharks, Cannes Lions, even an Oscar. His client roster includes some of the most acclaimed Directors, DOPs and Creatives in the business.

Realising the Pandemic response offered real benefits for a cooperative workflow, by both increasing engagement with the creative and offering more flexibility toward Production, he has delighted in collaborating to form the Post Arm collective.