An Academy OF Art University Almnus Flies Its Flag High

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Jan Philip Cramer has made significant strides in his career as an animator. The Academy of Art University alumnus who works at Digital Domain was the animation director for ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ The action-filled animated movie has broken a couple of records to become the most prominent global opening weekend movie in history by earning $640.9 million on the opening weekend of the box office.

Cramer has been involved in the production of equally favorite movies like ‘Avatar,’ ‘Independence Day: Resurgence’ and Deadpool. According to him, it is incredible when people trust you to bring forth ideas for something which a lot of people are passionate about. His upcoming projects including ‘Captain Marvel’ are bound to enjoy success as well.

Cramer holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the Academy of Art University which he admits helped shape the person he is today. He owes his success to his mentors and lectures at the institution who provided him with the best set of skills, advice and guidance on undertaking his childhood dream to become an animator.

The Academy of Art University is located in San Francisco, California and was established in 1929. Since its inception, it has grown to become the largest certified private university for art and design in the U.S with more than 18,000 students. It offers art education programs in over 30 fields to students keen on pursuing careers in the areas of performing arts and design.

Instructors at the Academy of Art University are dedicated individuals with impressive works of art like Darrell Hayden. He has a prosperous career in branding and design and has worked with Mozilla and Google. This ensures that the learning center is up to date with new technologies and trends in the industry.

In addition to student clubs and societies like the Athletics club which has a team playing in NCAA II, the Academy of Art University owns an Automobile museum. The museum has 200 expensive vintage cars whose worth Forbes estimates at more than $70 million. Students can choose to live in campus affiliated housing or off campus. Other student facilities include libraries and dining facilities.