AJ Christensen is a visualization programmer for the Advanced Visualization Lab (AVL) at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. He focuses on scripting, scene design, calculation of derived data, and asset management. He has experience working with numerical models of astrophysics, geophysics, and biophysics which have been calculated by domain experts on supercomputers. He has contributed to the IMAX films "Hubble 3D" and "A Beautiful Planet", as well as digital fulldome shows like "Dynamic Earth" and "Solar Superstorms". In addition, he contributed to the science-inspired renderings of a black hole in the Christopher Nolan film "Interstellar" while on sabbatical at the effects studio Double Negative.