Tlusty’s career as both a VFX Producer and executive spans two decades. Most recently, as an executive with Universal Pictures, he managed more than 30 features including First Man and The Huntsman: Winter's War. His new role marks a return to Method Studios, as he served as head of studio in Vancouver prior to Universal. Tlusty also spent eight years as a VFX Producer and Executive Producer at Rhythm & Hues. In this capacity he was lead executive on Snow White and the Huntsman and the VFX Oscar®-winning Life of Pi. His other VFX Producer credits include Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, The Mummy: Tomb of the Emperor Dragon and Yogi Bear, and he served as Production Manager on Hulk and Peter Pan, and Coordinator on A.I Artificial Intelligence. Early in his career Tlusty worked as a Production Assistant at American Zoetrope, working for its iconic filmmaker founders, Francis Ford Coppola and George Lucas. His VFX career began at Industrial Light & Magic where he worked in several capacities on the Star Wars prequel trilogy, first as a VFX Coordinator and later, Production Manager on the series. He is a member of the Producers Guild of America.