Aimée de Jongh (1988) is an award-winning animator, comic author and illustrator from Rotterdam, the Netherlands. After publishing her first comic book ‘Aimée TV’ at the age of 17, Aimée proceeded to become a promising comic author with a large variety of styles and techniques. Next to working on comics, Aimée has a great passion for animated film. She received her degree in 2D Animation at the Willem de Kooning Academy and attended the Gobelins Summer School for Character Animation in Paris.
In 2016, Aimée returned to animation shortly and released her biggest project yet: ‘Behind the Telescopes’, a 71-minute 2D animated film with harpist Lavinia Meijer. The movie was screened only with a live music performance, and it ran in Dutch theatres for a year.
Aimée’s latest project is her new graphic novel for Dargaud, written by the acclaimed Belgian comic author Zidrou, released in June 2018: L’Obsolescence Programmée De Nos Sentiments (Released in Dutch as Bloesems in de Herfst, by Ballon Media). The book is about love and sex at old age, and the beauty of growing old.