Method Studios acquired Atomic Fiction on 14th September, 2018. Check out the details.
Method Studios is top ranked Production and Post Production house. Having Los Angeles, California, based headquarter, Method Studios is multi location setup with branches at New York (USA), Atlanta (USA), Vancouver (Canada), Melbourne (Australia), Sydney (Australia) and Pune (India). This visual effects studio is part of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group.
Atomic Fiction is award winning multiple location VFX studio, located at Montreal (Canada), San Francisco (California) and Los Angeles (California). The post production facility is very well known for its astonishing visual effects works in Hollywood blockbuster movies including Blade Runner 2049, Deadpool, Star Trek Beyond, Ghost in the Shell, Stranger Things, Game of Thrones and more.
Ed Ulbrich, President, Deluxe VFX and VR/AR for Method Studios said, “We’ve been fans of Atomic Fiction’s work for a long time – it is outstanding and clients love them. When we started talking and met Atomic Fiction founders Kevin Baillie and Ryan Tudhope, we learned what a great culture they’ve built, and our vision for the business resonated with them as well. It was clear to all of us that we will reach our goals faster together.”
Ryan Tudhope, Atomic Fiction said, “We set out to become the best visual effects company in the world, and, from the outset, committed to a forward-thinking approach that places uncompromising value on our people and culture. Joining Method gives us an opportunity to build upon that approach and reach our shared goal of being the best even faster. We couldn’t be more excited to work with Ed and his team to do just that.”
Atomic Fiction Co-Founder Ryan Tudhope will continue to lead the Montreal team creatively with the new title Executive Creative Director, Method Studios. Atomic Fiction Co-Founder Kevin Baillie will take on the new role of Creative Director and Sr. Visual Effects Supervisor, Method Studios, and will continue to be based out of San Francisco. Both will report to Ulbrich.
The objective of the acquisition is to synergize strong assets of both the studios and provide complete VFX solutions under single hood. With best talents working together under a single company will lead to more quality post production work in less time and with utmost efficiency.