Animations for Kojey Radical x 1800 Tequila

Director: Otis Dominique

Production: Armoury Films

Producer: Clare Gibson



Ellis van der Does is a Dutch illustrator and animator based in London. Her style is clear, while using various textures and popping colours. She often combines existing forms to create new stories.

Ellis works on commissioned and personal projects. Clients include: Disney, VICE, Nestle / Milkybar, MixMag, Royal Academy of Dance London, Cambridge University, HP, Lenny Letter, BBC, Medium, The Atavist, Root+Bone Magazine, Dutch Museum of Sound&Vision, AHD Paper Co. and Algemeen Dagblad.

Her first children's book Tabitha and Magoo Dress Up, Too is published by Feminist Press New York and can be pre-ordered here.


  • TECHNO SHOP, Point Éphémère, Paris / January 2019
  • Editorial Overview, Nieuw Rotsoord, Utrecht (NL)/ November 2018 - January 2019
  • MOAMxDisney, Hotel Krasnapolsky & Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam / November 2018 (group show)
  • Creative Debuts Anti Trump Art Show, London - July 2018 (group show)
  • The London Illustration Fair, London / December 2017 (group show)
  • Zoological Land, Thuyskamer, Amsterdam / November 2016
  • GIF Weekender, Volkshotel, Amsterdam / April 2016
  • Literally #2, De Branding, Utrecht / December 2014
  • Literally #1, Coffee Company, Utrecht / September 2014
  • De Invasie van Amsterdam, Brakke Grond, Amsterdam / May 2014

Selected press:

Education & Internships: Ellis took part in Fred Deakin's experimental educational initiative Modual at Somerset House in April 2015. In January 2016 and March 2018 she was happy to be back - this time to help Fred out.

In September 2015 she graduated from the MA Graphic Design Communication course at Chelsea College of Art and Design. Before going to London she studied BA Illustration at HKU University of the Arts Utrecht, from which she graduated in 2012 (with honours). During her time at the HKU she interned with Eskils Junker Film in Stockholm.



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