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Sue Troyan Joins Brickyard VFX

Sue Troyan has joined Brickyard VFX's Santa Monica facility as exec producer after departing Method Studios as head of production.

"I have known and worked with Sue on and off for over 15 years, and she has a deep knowledge of the visual effects process and a fantastic reputationamong top commercial production companies and advertising agencies," said Steve Michaels, managing partner, Brickyard VFX. "We're really excited to have her on board."

Troyan spent nine years at Method Studios. She joined Method at its inception as the company's first visual effects producer and became head of production two years ago. During her tenure with Method, Sue nurtured relationships with repeat clients from commercial prodcos MJZ, Smuggler, Traktor, Biscuit Filmworks and agencies, including BBDO NY, TBWA/Chiat/Day SF, Goodby Silverstein & Partners SF, McCann Erickson SF and Saatchi & Saatchi LA.

She has worked on numerous spots recognized with awards from the AICP, the Clios and Emmys, including Adidas CARRY directed by Noam Murro, Pepsi PINBALL directed by Traktor and Sears ARBORETUM directed by Ruper Sanders.

Sue started her career in commercial and music video visual effects at 525 in Hollywood in 1994, where she originally met and worked with many of the current Brickyard VFX artists, execs and producers.

"Brickyard VFX has a really phenomenal talent base and has produced stunning work both out of their Boston office, and their four-year-oldSanta Monica shop," said Troyan. "I look forward to working with the entire high caliber Brickyard VFX crew."

Located in Boston and Santa Monica, Brickyard VFX ( is an independent visual effects boutique specializing in top quality visual effects from 3D characters through to compositing. Completely artist owned and operated, the company was founded in 1999. Brickyard's problem-solving expertise on set and in the studio has been applied to model, animate, light, texture, track, color correct and render seamless digital effects for Sprint, XM Radio, Citibank, Volkswagen, Honda, Tyson Foods and many other accounts.