- LOS ANGELES & NEW YORK
Global digital production company Method Studios has introduced MethodMade, a collective of award-winning directors, artists, technologists and tastemakers designed to turn original ideas into productions for major advertisers and entertainment properties. Using Method Studios’ worldwide talent and deep capabilities across movies, TV/streaming, advertising, design, and interactive as its production engine, MethodMade develops concepts and produces short-form content from start to finish, for all media.
Ed Ulbrich, president of Method Studios, said, “MethodMade’s eclectic team of creative directors, designers, directors, artists and technologists are media agnostic. They uncover possibilities for every consumer touchpoint, driving their ideas into unexpected and delightful places. With dexterity across CG, live action, design, 3D, 2D, and interactive, the innovators at MethodMade quickly and collaboratively create spectacular content that stands out.”
While incubating within the Design arm of Method Studios, MethodMade’s creative collective, has worked on a range of campaigns and projects in collaboration with some of the world’s most creative and discerning brands including Apple, Target, Facebook, Microsoft, Staples and GE; entertainment properties including 20th Century Fox’s Deadpool 2, Netflix’s Godless, FX Network’s American Horror Story, Activision/Treyarch’s Call of Duty: BlackOps III Major Lazer’s “Light it Up” and more. Their work has received Clio, D&AD and AICP awards, and been recognized by Saatchi’s New Directors Showcase at Cannes, Vimeo (best video of the year), SXSW, TED and more. The group is led operationally out of NY by Stuart Robinson, Method MD/EVP, North American Advertising Production.
With access to deep and varied technology and production methodologies MethodMade has developed a fast, fluid approach that’s ideally suited for short-form and experiential content; iterating quickly and delivering high-quality visual pieces in less time, with smaller teams. As part of Method Studios and the larger Deluxe Entertainment creative companies, MethodMade has access to more than 2,000 artists and postproduction pros worldwide, and the resources, specialized technology and custom pipelines built for high-end feature film, TV/streaming content and interactive AR/VR/MR experiences and development.
MethodMade’s talent includes executive creative director Jon Noorlander; sr. creative director Benjamin Walsh; creative directors John Likens, Vernon Wilbert, Jesse Bradstreet, and Doug Luka; art director and designer Welsey Ebelhar; and art director Ivan Girard. Method Made is represented by Jonathan Jakubowicz in the Eastern US, Brent Novick in the Western US, and Rob Mueller in the Midwestern US. MethodMade EP is Adrienne Mitchell.