Jan Philip Cramer

Head of Animation

In addition to being one of Digital Domain’s Visual Effects Supervisors, Jan Philip Cramer also serves as Head of Animation and is one of the industry’s leading Animation Directors. He has been on set for numerous blockbuster films focusing on creature and facial animation. He has garnered an impressive list of credits and accolades in his 15-year career, including winning a VES award for his work on the digital character Thanos in “Avengers: Infinity War.” 

As VFX Supervisor/Head of Animation at Digital Domain, Phil oversees a team of top animators in the Digital Domain animation department, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in visual effects and animation. His methodology is to consistently refine the VFX process which streamlines the overall pipeline, ultimately creating a more effective workflow. Phil has supervised animation on multiple feature films including “Ender’s Game,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Deadpool”, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and led animation on James Cameron’s “Avatar.” Recently, Phil completed work as Animation Director on Marvel Studio’s hugely successful “Avengers: Endgame.” 

Phil is currently working on Sony Pictures Entertainment’s highly anticipated upcoming feature film “Morbius” directed by Daniel Espinosa.

Phil is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the Visual Effects Society. He holds a B.F.A degree from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco which recognized him with an Emerging Artist & Outstanding Alumni Award. 

Phil is an integral part of Digital Domain’s global visual effects team and is based in Vancouver.