/ 8 yrs
Los Angeles, CA
Didier lent his concept art, production design, and visual effects skills to the short film The Space Between Us, which was nominated for the DIORAPHTE AWARD in the Netherlands Film Festival 2015. It also won the prizes for the BEST SHORT FILM and BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM at the Australia Sci-Fi Film Festival in 2015.
Didier worked full-time at Aaron Sims Creative in Los Angeles for the last five years. As the Lead Digital Matte Painter and Concept Artist, he has worked on several blockbusters and delivered iconic concept design work and memorable visual effects. Some highlights include: key scenes for Rampage (Dir. Brad Peyton, starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson), the majestic worlds of the film A Wrinkle in Time (Dir. Ava DuVernay, starring Oprah Winfrey, Reece Witherspoon, and Chris Pine), the design for Themyscira Island from the film Wonder Woman (Dir. Patty Jenkins, starring Gal Gadot and Chris Pine), the bizarre Upside Down world for the hit TV series Stranger Things, several matte paintings for The Conjuring 2, and the fantastical worlds for the Chinese blockbuster Asura, to name a few.
Didier is currently the artistic head of the recently opened NightRoad Studios based in Los Angeles, CA. Which is inaugurating with its first production - the sci-fi film “Uncario” directed by Didier himself.
Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten
January 2011 - July 2015
Grafisch Lyceum Rotterdam
2008 - 2011