It’s no secret that the film Avengers: Infinity War is a hit. In fact, the popular animated film reeled in about $640.9 million at the worldwide box office on opening weekend and has made its way to the top of the charts for the biggest opening weekend in history.
Jan Philip Cramer, head of animation at Digital Domain, is a graduate of the Academy of Art University and they couldn’t be prouder of their hardworking student. He was animation supervisor for the popular hit, and he is pretty stoked.
Cramer earned his BFA from the Academy of Art University in 2004 and has worked with many hit movies such as Spider-Man: Homecoming, Deadpool, Independence Day: Resurgence, and Avatar, just to name a few. A career in animation and VFX is a dream come true for Cramer. He even joined the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2017 and had received the Emerging Artist Alumni Award in 2011 from the Academy of Art University. He credits his success to the schooling he received from the University and Cramer is just one of many students who have gone on to have great careers in fields that they love.
In 2017 over 50 alumni of the Academy were recognized for their roles in the development of films that received Golden Globes. The Oscars even recognized 20 nominated films that involved academy alumni.
The Academy of Art University offers schooling in many different areas including fine art, liberal arts, entertainment, and design. The university prides itself on preparing its students for careers in the real world.
The studies that are taught can be applied to real jobs and will help their alumni to excel in many fields that they choose because they are well-educated and prepared when they graduate.
The Academy of Art University has an all-inclusive policy for its students and teaches a disciplined curriculum in order to foster the learning habits of their students. They have a faculty of career artists that have many years of experience to offer and do all they can to help their students to succeed.