METHOD STUDIOS NAMES VISUAL EFFECTS VETERAN BILL TLUSTY AS VICE PRESIDENT IN VANCOUVERJun 9, 2014
We are proud to name industry veteran Bill Tlusty as vice president in Vancouver.
Method Vancouver studio continues to thrive in Canada’s visual effects industry, recently attracting major film studio commissions from 20th Century Fox ("The Maze Runner"), Paramount Pictures (“Transformers: Age of Extinction”) and The Weinstein Co. (“The Giver”). Bill will be responsible for supervising operations and encouraging further growth of the facility, which currently employs more than 200 artists.
Bill has worked in the visual effects industry for 16 years and is highly regarded among his peers. Most recently, he served as executive producer for Rhythm & Hues in California, where he was lead executive on movies including VFX Academy Award winner “Life of Pi” and the nominated “Snow White and the Huntsman.”
Prior to joining R&H in 2005, Bill worked for Industrial Light & Magic, serving on all three “Star Wars” prequels and other blockbusters.
Tlusty’s proven track record of working on some of the most iconic VFX films of all time, led him to Method’s door.
“Method Studios are working on some fantastic productions at the moment, such as ‘Jupiter Ascending’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ and it’s clear to me that I’ve landed a fantastic opportunity" says Bill. "We have a very strong talent pool here in Vancouver and across all Method’s studios. I aim to take advantage of the artistry and technology that the company has nurtured and build upon that.”