Aimée de Jongh (1988) is a comic author, animator and illustrator from the Netherlands. She received her BA degree in Animation at the Willem de Kooning Academy Rotterdam, and took Animation classes at KASK Ghent and the Gobelins Summer School Paris.

Graphic novels
At the age of 22, Aimée's career in comics took off with the popular daily series Snippers for the Dutch newspaper Metro. At 25, she then published her first graphic novel The Return of the Honey Buzzard, which won the Prix Saint-Michel and was adapted to a live-action film. Her international breakthrough came when Blossoms in Autumn was released, a graphic novel about love after 60, written by Belgian comic author Zidrou. The book won awards in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Japan. In 2019, Aimée published her autobiographical comic TAXI!, about four intriguing taxi rides she made. Aimée's most recent graphic novel is the award winning Days of Sand (Jours de Sable), about the American Dust Bowl, released in 2021. The book was a bestseller in both the Netherlands and France.

Aimée made her first graphic journalism work after visiting the refugee camps on Lesbos in 2017. The trip resulted in the drawn report Europe's Waiting Room and has become the inspiration for several new projects. The focus of Aimée's work has changed to more mature subjects and non-fiction ever since.

Through the years, Aimée has worked in the animation industry in many different roles. She directed the short film Aurora, created storyboards for Amazon Prime's Undone, and animated a series of 12 music videos for De Wereld Draait Door. Her biggest animation project was Behind the Telescopes, a 71-minute long theatrical film, made together with harpist Lavinia Meijer and Arthur Antoine. In 2021, Aimée created 6 animated short films for the Rijksmuseum's new exhibition Slavery.

Aimée has given lectures and talks about comics and animation for various international events. She taught classes at academies in the Netherlands, Germany, and the United States.

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