Visual Effects Supervisor
Digital Domain Visual Effects Supervisor Joel Behrens has shared his innovative thinking and top-notch visual effects expertise on more than 40 feature films, and numerous episodic and commercial projects. Most recently, Joel worked as Digital Domain’s VFX Supervisor for Marvel’s Studios’ “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” and is currently ramping up on a major film. Prior to these projects, Joel worked closely with Daniel Espinosa and filmmakers for Sony’s “Morbius” on the creature development and the design of the vampires featured in the film, along with overseeing the visual effects in several sequences and creating other effects essential to the film’s storytelling.
Joel was also the digital effects supervisor on the Academy Award and BAFTA-nominated, Steven Spielberg visual effects blockbuster “Ready Player One” where he was responsible for leading the technology pipeline and hundreds of digital artists at Digital Domain. His lengthy credit roster of full-length feature films includes “Ant-Man and the Wasp,” “Pixels,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Ender’s Game, “Her” and “Thor.” For Spike Jonze and Kenzo World, Joel led digital effects for the award-winning commercial, “My Mutant Brain” which also picked up multiple Cannes Lions, including the top two awards: Titanium Lion and the Epica Film Grand Prix.
Joel is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and is a crucial player in Digital Domain’s esteemed collection of visual effects experts.