Patrick Davenport is Senior Vice President of Global Operations for Method Studios, an award-winning visual effects company, with facilities across the US, Canada, England and Australia. Since joining Method in 2010, Patrick has been instrumental in the successful expansion of Method from a two office outfit in LA and New York, to an international group with nine facilities. Having produced visual effects for both commercials and features for nearly two decades, Patrick’s unique experience and perspective made him an ideal choice to manage Method’s global operations.
Prior to joining Method, Patrick served as Executive Producer at Image Metrics, where he worked on features such as The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and introduced the company’s proprietary performance-driven facial animation into VFX and animation markets globally. Originally from the UK, Patrick’s VFX experience in the US started with Digital Domain, where he was initially hired as Director of Digital Operations before being promoted to Executive Producer of Digital Domain’s commercial division in 2001. Patrick began his visual effects career at The Moving Picture Company in London, where he first joined the VFX department as a producer before being promoted to Director of VFX in 1995.