Aaron Shact

Associate Creative Director

Aaron Shact is an Emmy-nominated Creative Director who joined Digital Domain in 2011 after working in development for film and television, and on-set production for commercials and music videos.

Aaron started his career at Ridley and Tony Scott’s production company, Scott Free, and their commercial production company, RSA. At RSA, he helped create treatment presentations and worked on set for principal RSA directors. This work got Aaron noticed in the commercial production community, and he went on to work for several directors at MJZ, including Spike Jonze. Since 2011, Aaron has developed a range of creative content for Digital Domain, including directing commercials, writing video game trailers, creating virtual human holograms, and developing VR experiences. His recent work includes writing and/or directing work for the NBA, Charles Schwab, Nike, and the UFC.
Throughout every stage of his career, Aaron has also worked as a professional screenwriter. He currently has several projects set up in various stages of development at companies including Warner Bros. and TBS. Aaron grew up in Chicago before moving to Los Angeles to attend the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.