Dan Cox is a Visual Effects Society Award winning artist/supervisor who has worked on various projects such as Avatar, The Avengers, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Pirates of the Carribean: At World's End. After receiving his MFA from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, he has worked for over a decade creating and supervising visual effects at companies such as Weta Digital, Industrial Light & Magic, Sony Imageworks, and Giant Killer Robots. He started his career working in both lighting, compositing, and effects. Since then he has taken on various supervisor roles throughout the industry. He is currently acting as the Lighting, Compositing, Digimatte, and 2.5D Supervisor at a Blizzard Entertainment’s prerendered Cinematics division.