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Aaron Sims is one of the most innovative and versatile concept artists working in films today. To industry insiders, he is revered for his multi-faceted approach to creature development and design. To audiences, he is the genius behind many of today's most memorable movie monsters. Sims' youth in Arlington, Texas was filled with animation and highly... See full bio »

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Ready Player One Art Department
(2018)
I Am Legend Art Department
(2007)
The 5th Wave Art Department
(2016)
(2011)

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  Mouse Guard (concept artist) (announced)
  Peter Pan (concept artist) (pre-production)
  The Northman (concept artist) (filming)
  The Underground Railroad (TV Series) (concept artist - 11 episodes) (filming)
- Episode #1.11 ... (concept artist)
- Episode #1.10 ... (concept artist)
- Episode #1.9 ... (concept artist)
- Episode #1.8 ... (concept artist)
- Episode #1.7 ... (concept artist)
 2021 Uncharted (concept artist) (filming)
 2021 Samaritan (concept artist) (filming)
 2021 Cinderella (concept artist) (filming)
 2021 Children of the Corn (concept artist) (post-production)
 2021 Jungle Cruise (concept artist) (post-production)
 2021 Chaos Walking (concept artist) (post-production)
 2020 Coming 2 America (concept artist) (post-production)
 2020 Free Guy (concept artist) (post-production)
 2021 Candyman (concept artist) (completed)
 2021 Ghostbusters: Afterlife (concept artist) (completed)
 2020 Come Play (concept artist) (completed)
 2020 Jiu Jitsu (concept artist) (completed)
 2020 Love and Monsters (concept artist) (completed)
 2020 Resident Alien (TV Series) (concept artist - 10 episodes)
- Episode #1.1 (2020) ... (concept artist)
- Episode #1.10 ... (concept artist)
- Episode #1.9 ... (concept artist)
- Episode #1.8 ... (concept artist)
- Episode #1.5 ... (concept artist)
 2020 The New Mutants (concept artist)
 2020 Cut Throat City (visual effects)
 2020 Project Power (concept artist)
 2020 Unhinged (concept artist)
 2020 Mulan (concept artist)
 2020 The Call of the Wild (concept artist)
 2020 Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey (concept artist)
 2020 Underwater (concept artist)
 2020 The Grudge (concept artist)
 2019/III Countdown (concept artist)
 2019 Daybreak (TV Series) (concept artist - 10 episodes)
- FWASH-BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM! (2019) ... (concept artist)
- Josh vs. the Apocalypse: Part 2 (2019) ... (concept artist)
- Post Mates (2019) ... (concept artist)
- Canta Tu Vida (2019) ... (concept artist)
- 5318008 (2019) ... (concept artist)
 2019 Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (concept artist)
 2019 Running with the Devil (visual effects)
 2019 It Chapter Two (concept artist)
 2019 Ma (concept artist)
 2019 Rim of the World (concept artist)
 2019 UglyDolls (concept artist)
 2018 Nightflyers (TV Series) (concept artist - 10 episodes)
- All That We Have Found (2018) ... (concept artist)
- Icarus (2018) ... (concept artist)
- Rebirth (2018) ... (concept artist)
- Transmission (2018) ... (concept artist)
- The Sacred Gift (2018) ... (concept artist)
 2018 Aquaman (concept artist)
 2018 The Predator (concept artist)
 2018 Skyscraper (concept artist)
 2018 Lost in Space (TV Series) (concept artist)
 2018 Ready Player One (concept artist)
 2018 Tomb Raider (concept artist)
 2018 A Wrinkle in Time (concept aritst)
 2018 Insidious: The Last Key (concept artist - uncredited)
 2017/I Bright (concept artist)
 2017 Justice League (concept artist)
 2017 Geostorm (concept artist)
 2017 Middle Earth: Shadow of War 'Friend or Foe' (Short) (concept artist)
 2017/I It (concept artist)
 2017 Midnight, Texas (TV Series) (concept artist - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2017) ... (concept artist - uncredited)
 2017 War for the Planet of the Apes (concept artist)
 2017 American Gods (TV Series) (concept artist - 8 episodes)
- Come to Jesus (2017) ... (concept artist)
- A Prayer for Mad Sweeney (2017) ... (concept artist)
- A Murder of Gods (2017) ... (concept artist)
- Lemon Scented You (2017) ... (concept artist)
- Git Gone (2017) ... (concept artist)
 2017 Wonder Woman (concept artist)
 2017 Power Rangers (concept artist)
 2017 Logan (concept artist)
 2017 The Bye Bye Man (creature artist)
 2016 Monster Trucks (concept artist)
 2016 Underworld: Blood Wars (concept artist)
 2016/I Maximum Ride (concept artist)
 2016 Pete's Dragon (concept artist)
 2016 Stranger Things (TV Series) (concept artist - 4 episodes)
- Chapter Eight: The Upside Down (2016) ... (concept artist - uncredited)
- Chapter Six: The Monster (2016) ... (concept artist - uncredited)
- Chapter Three: Holly, Jolly (2016) ... (concept artist - uncredited)
- Chapter One: The Vanishing of Will Byers (2016) ... (concept artist - uncredited)
 2016 Ghostbusters (concept artist)
 2016 Independence Day: Resurgence (concept artist)
 2016/II Lights Out (concept artist)
 2016 The Conjuring 2 (concept aritst)
 2016 Pee-wee's Big Holiday (concept artist)
 2016 Gods of Egypt (concept artist)
 2016 The 5th Wave (concept artist)
 2016 The Shannara Chronicles (TV Series) (concept artist - 1 episode)
- Chosen: Part 1 (2016) ... (concept artist)
 2015 Breed (TV Movie) (concept artist: visual effects)
 2015/I Krampus (creature design)
 2015 The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 (creature artist)
 2015 The Last Witch Hunter (creature artist)
 2015 Minority Report (TV Series) (concept artist)
 2015 Insidious: Chapter 3 (concept artist)
 2015 Wayward Pines (TV Series) (concept artist - 1 episode)
- Where Paradise Is Home (2015) ... (concept artist - uncredited)
 2015 Pixels (concept artist)
 2015 Jupiter Ascending (character designer)
 2014 Dracula Untold (concept artist)
 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (character designer)
 2014/I Hercules (concept artist)
 2014 Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (concept artist)
 2014 Earth to Echo (concept artist)
 2014 Edge of Tomorrow (concept artist)
 2014 Maleficent (concept artist)
 2014 The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (concept artist)
 2014 Heaven Is for Real (concept artist)
 2014 Noah (concept artist)
 2014 300: Rise of an Empire (concept artist)
 2013 Ender's Game (concept artist)
 2013 Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (concept artist)
 2013 R.I.P.D. (concept artist)
 2013 The Wolverine (concept artist)
 2013 World War Z (concept artist)
 2013 The Hangover Part III (concept artist)
 2013 After Earth (concept artist)
 2013 G.I. Joe: Retaliation (character designer) / (concept artist)
 2013 Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters (concept artist)
 2013 Warm Bodies (concept artist)
 2013 Texas Chainsaw (character designer)
 2012 The Apparition (character designer)
 2012 Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter (concept art)
 2012 The Amazing Spider-Man (character designer)
 2012 Wrath of the Titans (concept artist)
 2011 The Grey (concept artist)
 2011/I The Thing (character designer)
 2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes (character designer: The Aaron Sims Company)
 2011 Transformers: Dark of the Moon (illustrator)
 2011 Hop (character designer)
 2011 The Resident (concept artist)
 2010 Clash of the Titans (character designer)
 2009 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant (character designer - uncredited)
 2009 Blood Creek (character designer)
 2009 Blood: The Last Vampire (character designer)
 2009 The Unborn (conceptual artist - as Aaron Simms)
 2008 The Spirit (matte painter)
 2008 Bedtime Stories (concept artist)
 2008 The Day the Earth Stood Still (character designer)
 2008 The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor (character designer)
 2008 The Incredible Hulk (concept artist)
 2008 One Missed Call (illustrator: Mike Elizalde's Spectral Motion)
 2007 I Am Legend (concept artist)
 2007 The Golden Compass (concept artist - uncredited)
 2007 The Mist (character designer)
 2007 Fred Claus (concept artist)
 2007 30 Days of Night (concept artist - uncredited)
 2007 The Hills Have Eyes 2 (concept artist - uncredited)
 2006 Skinwalkers (character designer - uncredited)
 2003 Big Fish (character designer)
 2003 Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (concept art director: Stan Winston Studio)
 2003/I Wrong Turn (character designer: Stan Winston Studio)
 1999 She's Alive! Creating the Bride of Frankenstein (Documentary short) (portrait: Frankenstein monster)
 1999/I Life (character designer)
 1995 The Keeper (character designer)
 1994 Baby's Day Out (character designer)
 1990 It (TV Mini-Series) (character designer)
 1990 Gremlins 2: The New Batch (lead painter)
 1989 Easy Wheels (storyboard artist)
 1989 A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child (character designer)
 1986 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series) (storyboard artist - 1 episode)
- The Mouse and the Motorcycle (1986) ... (storyboard artist - uncredited)
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Show Show Animation department (5 credits)
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