Jay Barton

Visual Effects Supervisor

A seasoned visual effects supervisor with multiple VES awards, Jay Barton has contributed his talent to numerous feature films and commercials.

Jay is a hands on supervisor. When he’s not on the box grooming the next generation of artists, Jay can often be found solving complex problems on set. 

Jay was Visual Effects Supervisor for “Aquaman,” where he created a mystical underwater environment of crystals and waterfalls. A master at developing shooting methodologies to accomplish the director’s vision, he has worked alongside top directors like James Wan, Carl Rinsch and Jon Favreau, and on many feature films including “X-Men: First Class,” “Rock of Ages,” “47 Ronin” and “Into the Storm.” For the “Fast and the Furious” franchise, Jay supervised Furious 7, and was the second unit VFX Supervisor on “The Fate of the Furious.” Jay also supervised complex sequences on “Star Trek: Nemesis” and “TRON: Legacy.”

More recently, Jay was the VFX Supervisor for “The Rescue,” a highly anticipated film by Dante Lam, due out in 2020.

In addition to overseeing hundreds of artists on feature films, Jay’s commercial work includes award-winning Bacardi and BMW spots as well as national campaigns for Volkswagen, Coors, Lexus, LG, Mercedes-Benz, Verizon, Miller, General Motors, Mazda and Heineken. Jay worked on one of the first stereo 3D Super Bowl spots for PepsiCo.

Jay is a quintessential player within Digital Domain’s rich legacy of strong visual effects experts.