It’s safe to say that there aren’t a whole lot of reels out there that look like Nick DenBoer’s reel.

DenBoer’s work falls into something of a grey zone. It’s animation and live-action and vfx and compositing, all mashed together into a single cartoonishly macabre world. Although DenBoer uses standard off-the-shelf software — Cinema 4D, After Effects – he’s using the tools in pursuit of a comic vision that is infrequently seen in the vfx arena.

DenBoer’s profile has been growing in recent years, both with personal works like The Chickening, which enjoyed a healthy run on the festival circuit, and commercial commissions such as this recent music video for Deadmau5. It’s all represented in his reel below:

To have your reel considered for Cartoon Brew, submit here.

Animation news you can use
Support independent publishing

Your membership will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you. Support Cartoon Brew for as little as $1 a week — the process is fast and easy.

Become A Member   
Read More:
Amid Amidi

Amid Amidi

Amid Amidi is Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Cartoon Brew.

More in Reels:

Latest News from Cartoon Brew