About

As animation director Juan worked for television broadcast stations NTR, EO, VARA and NCRV.

As character animator he animated commercials for Blue Band, Unox and Adidas, and animated for several short films such as Sammy (Camera of David Award Jewish Filmfestival Warsaw 2013) and Mind My Mind (Audience Awards at ANIMA Brussels 2019, Go Short Nijmegen 2019, Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film 2019).

He directed short films like the animated documentary Red Light Diaries and the poetry animationfilms Man van Taal and Aan Rika. Also he storyboarded and animated sequences for artistic and personal film productions of others such as Topor et moi from actress Sylvia Kristel (Special Mention Narrative Short Tribeca Film Festival 2006), Gravesend from director Steve McQueen (exhibitions at De Pont Tilburg, Venice Biennale), and directed animated short films for the music project One Minute More from pianist Guy Livingston.

Next to work for animation productions in assignment, Juan develops his own animated projects. Also he is often asked to help in early production stages, drawing conceptart and storyboards for a broad range of filmproductions, from animated short to featurefilm.