Jan Philip Cramer

Head of Animation

Jan Philip Cramer is Digital Domain’s Head of Animation as well as one of the industry’s leading Animation Directors. He has garnered an impressive list of credits and accolades as Animation Director in his 14-year career, including winning a VES award for his work on the digital character Thanos in “Avengers: Infinity War.”

As Head of Animation, Phil oversees the department, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in visual effects and animation. His methodology is to consistently refine the process which streamlines the overall pipeline, ultimately creating a more effective workflow. Phil has supervised animation on multiple blockbuster feature films including “Ender’s Game,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” “Deadpool”, “Spider-Man: Homecoming” and  “Avengers: Infinity War.” Additionally, Phil led animation on James Cameron’s “Avatar.”

Recently, Phil completed work as Animation Director on Marvel Studio’s hugely successful “Avengers: Endgame.” 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.