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    Method Studios

    Founded Year: 2001
    Method Studios - Making Of Montage
    Method Studios is an award-winning international visual effects group with facilities in Los Angeles, Vancouver, New York, London and Australia. As an artist-driven company known for its creativity, the company services high-end feature film, commercial, television, games and motion graphics clients in the global marketplace. Built around an exceptional team of visual effects professionals, Method's international facilities provide a full range of visual effects services including conceptual design, look development, on-set supervision, 3D animation/CGI, matte painting, compositing and finishing, and full stereoscopic workflow. With its global reach accented by its boutique accessibility, the company has the capacity to service its clientele wherever production is situated.

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    Masa Narita (2010 - 2012)
    Lead Cg Modeler Lead Modeller Cg Modeler
    Olivier Dumont (2010 - 2012)
    Visual Effects Supervisor Compositing Supervisor Visual Effects
    Bruce Woloshyn (2011 - 2012)
    Sequence Supervisor Visual Effects Supervisor Visual Effects Consultant
    Dan Glass (2011 - 2012)
    Production Visual Effects Supervisor Senior Vfx Supervisor Visual Effects Supervisor
    Doug Bloom (2011 - 2012)
    Cg Supervision Cg Supervisor
    Geoffrey Hancock (2011 - 2012)
    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Mark Breakspear (2011 - 2012)
    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Olivier Pron (2011 - 2012)
    Digital Art Director Matte Painter Lead Matte Painter
    Peter Hunt (2011 - 2012)
    Visual Effects Cg Supervisor
    Randy Goux (2011 - 2012)
    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Sean Faden (2010 - 2011)
    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Wei Zheng (2011 - 2012)
    Digital Matte Painting Lead Matte Painter
    Aaron Brown (2011)
    Compositing Supervisor Compositor
    Aaron Schultz (2011)
    Animator
    Abel Milanes (2012)
    Compositing Supervisor
    Blake Sweeney (2012)
    Cg Supervisor
    David Chen (2011)
    Digital Compositor
    Dennis Hoffman (2011)
    General Manager
    Greg Liegey (2011)
    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Mitchell Drain (2012)
    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Ollie Rankin (2011)
    Visual Effects Supervisor
    Patrick Ferguson (2011)
    Compositing Supervisor
    Scott Metzger (2006)
    3d Artist
    Sean Lewkiw (2012)
    Head Of 3d Dfx Supervisor
    Popular Software: maya nuke houdini mantra zbrush mental ray flame mari v-ray 3d equalizer renderman 3ds max Popular Tasks: matte paintings digital environments digital characters digital doubles cg buildings cg kronos cg new york cg freeway lidar scan monitor compositing apartment composites wire removal

    News

    Bringing the Gods to Life
    April 1st, 2012
    Method Studios was in charge of bringing the ancient Kronos up to date with cutting-edge 21st-century technology.
    Jack and Jill and Method
    March 4th, 2012
    Method Studios share with us their work on the comedy Jack and Jill.
    Rebuilding the past for J. Edgar
    December 19th, 2011
    Method Studios' VFX supervisors Geoffrey Hancock and Ollie Rankin talks about J. Edgar.
    Captain America and His Visual Effects Commandos
    August 30th, 2011
    A closer look into the special effects behind the American hero Captain America.
    Cloud Atlas: choose your own adventure
    November 1st, 2012
    fxguide: A very in-depth article about the visual effects on Cloud Atlas with all major vendors.
    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Concept Art by Francesco Corvino
    July 27th, 2012
    The work concept artist Franceso Corvino did on Vampire Hunter ended looking almost exactly in the final movie, amazing!
    Houdini Demo Reel 2012
    July 26th, 2012
    A must see video, it includes works from Dreamworks Animation, Blue Sky Studios, Image Engine,, Cinesite, Mr. X and more.
    Method Studios: VFX for Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter
    June 25th, 2012
    Randy Goux talks about the visual effects on Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter.
    Method Studios takes the VFX lead on "Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter"
    June 25th, 2012
    Method Vancouver and sister company Stereo D collaborate on this high profile stereo feature.
    Dark Shadows - Production Focus
    June 20th, 2012
    Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Breakspear talks about the visual effects Method Studios did on Dark Shadow.
    Dark Shadows and Method Studios
    June 1st, 2012
    Visual Effects Supervisor Mark Breakspear talks about the visual effects on Dark Shadows.
    Method Studios - Making Of Montage
    May 25th, 2012
    A collection of behind the scenes by Method Studios.
    Dark Shadows Gets Burtonvision
    May 24th, 2012
    Go behind the scenes of Tim Burton's latest kitschy reinvention with Method and The Senate.
    Dark Shadows: retro old school VFX with a modern twist
    May 18th, 2012
    An fxguide article about the visual effects on Dark Shadows.
    The making of the VFX of Wrath of the Titans
    April 14th, 2012
    To uncover the secrets of its monstrously complex effects, CG Channel embarked on a virtual tour of London’s VFX houses.
    Method Studios and Wrath of the Titans
    April 8th, 2012
    An Art of VFX article about the visual effects Method Studios did for Wrath of the Titans.
    This Means War and Method Studios
    March 22nd, 2012
    Visual Effects Supervisor Mitchell Drain talks about the visual effects Method Studios did for This Means War.
    Dark Shadows - Trailer
    March 16th, 2012
    A gothic-horror tale centering on the life of vampire Barnabas Collins and his run-ins with various monsters, witches, werewolves and ghosts.
    Journey 2: small is large & large is small
    February 24th, 2012
    A very in-depth article about the visual effects on Journey 2: The Mysterious Island with lots of videos.
    Wrath of the Titans - Trailer 2
    February 23rd, 2012
    If you want Action and Mythological Monsters, this is your movie.
    Journey 2 Gets More Immersive in 3-D
    February 14th, 2012
    VFX supervisor Boyd Shermis takes us to Mysterious Island for the sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth.
    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter - Trailer
    February 13th, 2012
    President Lincoln's mother is killed by a supernatural creature, which fuels his passion to crush vampires and their slave-owning helpers.
    Sean Andrew Faden and The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    January 28th, 2012
    VFX Supervisor Sean Andrew Faden talks about the visual effects in The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
    Project X - Trailer
    January 20th, 2012
    This is the Lord of the Rings of Party Movies. Epic!
    Method Studios and J. Edgar
    January 19th, 2012
    The Art of VFX talks with Ollie Rankin & Geoffrey Hancock about the visual effects on J. Edgar.
    The Foundry Commercial Showreel 2011/12
    January 17th, 2012
    The Foundry has put together an impressive reel with footage from different tv spots.
    Digital storytelling: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
    January 17th, 2012
    An article about the work done by Blur Studio, Digital Domain and Method Studios on The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
    New image from Dark Shadows
    January 13th, 2012
    Take a look at Johnny Depp and Michelle Pfeiffer in the Tim Burton upcoming movie Dark Shadows.
    2011's Best VFX TV Spots
    January 8th, 2012
    A great selection of tv spots by fxguide.
    Masa Narita - Modeling Texturing Demo Reel Oct 2011
    December 24th, 2011
    His demoreel has been updated with footage from Captain America and other new projects.
    Cinefex #128 is out!
    December 20th, 2011
    it covers Real Steel, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Hugo and The Tree of Life.
    Wrath of the Titans - Trailer
    December 19th, 2011
    Check out the amazing creatures in this first trailer of Wrath of the Titans.
    J. Edgar's motorcades and marching bands
    November 27th, 2011
    An fxguide article about the visual effects made by Method Studios for the movie J. Edgar.
    Method Studios and their work on Tower Heist
    November 25th, 2011
    Another great article by The Art of VFX, this time about the work of Greg Liegey on Tower Heist.
    Method Studios and their work on Abduction
    November 22nd, 2011
    VFX Supervisor Greg Liegey talks about Method work on Abduction.
    View from the penthouse: Tower Heist
    November 17th, 2011
    A fxguide article about the VFX by Method Studios, Gravity and Phosphene.
    Journey 2: The Mysterious Island - Trailer
    November 10th, 2011
    Sean Anderson partners with his mom's boyfriend on a mission to find his grandfather, who is allegedly missing on a mythical island.
    Captain America Blu-ray - Deleted Scene 1
    October 20th, 2011
    Take a look at the Battle at Azzano that would be available as a deleted scene in the Blu-ray this October 25.
    Contagion and Method Studios
    September 30th, 2011
    Method Studios was involved in the creation of the CG bat for Contagion.
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo - Trailer
    September 22nd, 2011
    Take a look at the first Trailer of the new David Fincher movie.
    Stephane Ceretti talks about his work in Captain America
    September 16th, 2011
    Stephane Ceretti worked as 2nd Unit VFX Supervisor for Captain America.
    A new Method Emerges in Australia
    September 6th, 2011
    Sydney and Melbourne add to Method Studio's Global Footprint.
    The Foundry - Showreel 2011
    August 22nd, 2011
    The clips are amazing!
    Excellent video tutorial using Maya, Mari, VRay and HDRI PTex
    August 17th, 2011
    Scott Metzger, VFX Artist from Method Studios outlines his tutorials on ptex in Mari 1.3.
    Contagion - Trailer
    July 14th, 2011
    An action-thriller centered on the threat posed by a deadly disease and an international team of doctors contracted by the CDC to deal with the outbreak.
    Method Studios - Showreel 2011
    July 6th, 2011
    One of the finest showreels.
    Reaching for the stars in the real effects of the tree of life
    June 23rd, 2011
    CGSociety brings this fantastic article about the visual effects of The Tree of Life.
    Stephane Ceretti talks about his work in X-Men: First Class
    June 15th, 2011
    Stephane Ceretti was Production VFX Supervisor so he had to work with several vendors like Cinesite and MPC.
    V-Ray for Maya Trusted for Method's Halo Reach
    April 1st, 2011
    Interview with Scott Metzger, VFX Artist
    Masa Narita's Demo Reel 2011
    March 3rd, 2011
    Method Studios Senior Lead CG Modeler Masa Narita 2011 February Demo Reel for modeling and texturing
    Method Studios and MARI
    February 17th, 2011
    Scott Metzger from Method Studios showing how MARI was used on the latest Lexus Commercial at the MARI 1.1 launch at Gnomon on 1 December 2010
    Q&A: Rick Grandy, rigging lead & pipeline supervisor
    February 9th, 2011
    Rick Grandy talks about his upcoming Master Class.
    MJZ's Rupert Sanders and Method Studios
    July 18th, 2006
    MJZ's Rupert Sanders and Method Studios