Aimée de Jongh (1988) is an award-winning animator, comic artist and illustrator from Rotterdam (the Netherlands).
Her work was influenced by European comics, manga and Japanese animated films. At the early age of 17 Aimée already published her first comicbook, Aimée TV. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts degree in Animation in 2011, Aimée proceeded to become a promising “sequential artist” with a large variety of styles and techniques.
Her animated film Aurora screened in 71 Dutch cinemas and she is the creator of 10 comic series, including the daily Snippers for newspaper Metro in Holland. Other works include children’s books illustrations, music videos and commercial animations for TV shows like De Wereld Draait Door and BNN. Aimée also worked with L.A. artist Miljohn Ruperto and made two video installations, which made it to the Whitney Museum in New York.
In september 2014 her first graphic novel was released, called ‘De Terugkeer Van De Wespendief’. The book was a great success and has been translated in French by Dargaud. In 2016, a Spanish and English version of the book will be released as well.
At the moment she works on a 60-minute animation film with harpist Lavinia Meijer, as well as her new graphic novel, written by the acclaimed Belgian comic author Zidrou.