The Academy of Art University is one of the leading art and design schools in the country. It was established in 1929, and the university has been offering various specializations in the field of art. The school has multiple campuses around the country, and each has its own unique culture and tradition. The professors hired by the university are also competitive in the field of art, and they are making sure that the students they handled would learn a lot from them. Those who have graduated from the Academy of Art University have been excelling in their careers, and one of the most recent alumni of the university to be featured on the limelight is Jan Philip Cramer, who served as the head of the animation at a special effects company called the Digital Domain.
The Digital Domain was one of the official special effects providers to the blockbuster hit “Avengers: Infinity War.” The movie has received high ratings from IMDB and Rotten Tomatoes, and it has been dubbed as the most successful superhero movie of all time. It shattered international box office records, and it has earned $600 million on its opening weekend. Jan Philip Cramer was appointed to become the supervisor of the animation department for the Digital Domain. He said that the trust given to him by the company is unbelievable, and he thanked them for giving him an opportunity to show off his skills.
Jan Philip Cramer has been dreaming about being an animator ever since he was a child. To make his dreams come true, he decided to study at the Academy of Arts University and took up a BFA at the School of Animation and Visual Effects. After he graduated from the university, he started looking for a job, and he was hired in several movie projects, usually produced by Marvel Studios. Because of his contributions in the field of entertainment, he was recognized by his alma mater and was given the Emerging Artist Alumni Award in 2011. He also became a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2017. Jan Philip Cramer stated that he is grateful to his mentors at the Academy of Art University.