Julien Dykmans

 – Pre-Selection Jury

Graphic Designer, Producer and Director

Winner of the prize BEST FILM OF THE FESTIVAL and BEST ANIMATION of Sound & Image Challenge International Festival 2015

Julien Dykmans is a 33-year-old Graphic Designer from Belgium. He has been working in the film, TV and advertising industry for the last ten years. He has worked on blockbusters such as Harry Potter, Star Trek Beyond and Assassin’s Creed. In 2006 he completed his first short film, The Way of Hope. Wanting to pursue this creative avenue, he decided to embark upon a second journey in animated film by directing The Mechanical Waltz, which he wrote, directed and animated. This film won several awards worldwide.  His film The Mechanical Waltz won in Macau, the prizes “BEST FILM OF THE FESTIVAL” and “BEST ANIMATION” of the “Sound & Image Challenge Festival 2015”.