Method Studios, a subsidiary of Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., has hired Emma Phillips as executive producer of its London studio.

She will report to Gabby Gourrier (SVP of Global Production) and be responsible for the continued expansion of Method in London which recently moved into a purpose built studio on Meard Street in Soho.

Phillips has worked on films including Pirates of the Caribbean, Clash of the Titans and G.I. Joe. She has previously worked at MPC and Passion Picures.

Method has recently completed work on Hunger Games: Catching Fire and the company is also creating effects shots for George Clooney’s The Monuments Men and the Wachowskis’ Jupiter Ascending.

“As one of London’s most talented and experienced VFX Producers, we are delighted to have Emma onboard,” said Gourrier. “Her ability to create compelling and creative pitches for global clients will be an essential element of her success at Method and we are excited to have Emma lead our team in London as it continues to grow its local client base in addition to being an essential element of our international group.”

“The opportunity to join Method Studios London facility was too good to miss” added Philips. “The team here have exceptional creative talent and have completed first class concept art and VFX for global titles in addition to UK independent features such as Sunshine on Leith. I’m looking forward to ensuring Method continues to be the first choice for filmmakers looking to have work produced in London.”