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Jan Cramer

Jan Philip Cramer

Visual Effects Supervisor

In addition to being an award-nominated visual effects supervisor, Jan Philip Cramer has earned a reputation as one of the most successful and innovative animation directors in the industry.

Since joining Digital Domain, Phil has excelled at projects featuring photoreal creature and facial animation, including full CG characters. As Animation Director and Head of Animation, Phil has overseen some of the top animators in the world as they redefined what was possible in visual effects and animation. He also has a proven track record in streamlining existing VFX processes to create new workflows that can retain, and even surpass the highest levels of quality.

During his 15-year career at Digital Domain, Phil has received award recognition multiple times, including a VES Award win for his work on Thanos in "Avengers: Infinity War." While head of animation, Phil oversaw 43 projects for Digital Domain, ranging from blockbuster features and episodics to games and advertising. His credits include “Deadpool,” “Ender's Game,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past'' and dozens more. He also acted as animation lead on James Cameron’s “Avatar” while at Weta, and served as animation director on Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Endgame” for Digital Domain, being involved in the two most successful movies of all time in a leadership position.

After transitioning to full-time visual effects supervisor, Phil oversaw Digital Domain’s visual effects work for the Marvel Studios’ series “She-Hulk: Attorney at Law,” for which he earned a VES Award nomination for Best Animated Character as well as winning a Silver Telly Award. He is currently overseeing a new project that will be announced soon.