Behind the Telescopes (2017)
Dutch harpist Lavinia Meijer, sound designer Arthur Antoine and Aimée worked together for the first time on Behind The Telescopes, a 70-minute long theatrical experience where animation and live music were combined. Behind The Telescopes tells the story of Lyra, a young girl that dreams of becoming an astronaut. In the show, Lavinia played music from Philip Glass, Olafur Arnalds and John Mayer, and others. Aimée directed and created the complete animated film for the show. Arthur performed the sound design for the film live. The production took approximately 1 year to make.
A selection of scenes can be found below.

 


Concept art & backgrounds for "Behind The Telescopes"




Last Resistance (2015)
Dutch singer Wende commissioned this music video for her haunting song Last Resistance, about growth and change. Aimée worked together with assistant animator Jessy Suharyanto to create the dark story of a girl who is becoming someone new.


Aurora (2012)
A short film about a mystical woman who has lost her way in the Dutch forest of De Veluwe. Aimée was director, lead animator, and she created most of the backgrounds, and character designs. The movie was part of the program Ultrakort, which funds short animated movies under 2:00 minutes long. The movie was made in collaboration with animation studio Mooves. 




One Past Two (2011)
One Past Two was
Aimée's graduation film for the Animation BA at the Willem de Kooning Academy. The film tells the story of two students who meet at a busstop, unaware of where this bus will actually take them... The movie screened at several international festivals and won the Maaskant Award.





Showreel (2014)
During her early animation career, Aimée created many animations for different companies and studios: from inbetweens on the animated feature Trippel Trappel to infographics, to 2D animated effects on Hisko Hulsing's Junkyard. In this showreel, a selection of her early work can be seen.