VFX Inspiration: 7 Outstanding Compositing Demo Reels

By: Rebelway

Want some VFX Inspiration? Check out these 7 incredible compositing demo reels from professional Nuke artists.

We’re in the middle of preparing a brand new advanced Nuke course. In light of the new workshop, we want to share some inspiring compositing demo reels from around the web. When we searched for the reels we were surprised when the two most popular compositing reels on Vimeo ended up being Alumni of Rebelway’s workshops! We hope these Nuke reels inspire you this week. Cheers!  

1. Hang Yang - Houdini FX personal work Reel 2021

Hang Yang, from Vancouver Canada, did an astounding job breaking down these scenes. He is a full-time CS background Houdini FX Artist, Hang Yang specializes in fluid dynamics and particle simulations, check the reel to see for yourself! View more of Hang Yang’s studio work on YouTube and follow his other accounts below. 

View more of Hang’s work: 

  1. YouTube
  2. Vimeo
  3. LinkedIn

2. Arthur BUSSON - Compositing Reel

Arthur is a digital compositor in Lyon France. He created this reel using projects from the Compositing in Nuke Rebelway workshop. We’re amazed! Check out more of Arthur’s work below. 

View more of Arthur’s work: 

  1. Vimeo
  2. LinkedIn
  3. Instagram

3. BlackGinger - Monster Hunter - VFX Reel

  • BlackGinger is an award winning animation and visual effects studio located in Cape Town, South Africa. Last month they released this stunning breakdown that gives us a look behind the incredible FX used in the movie Monster Hunter. Follow the links below to see more. 

View more of BlackGinger’s work: 

  1. BlackGinger’s Website 
  2. Vimeo
  3. YouTube
  4. Instagram
  5. Facebook

4. Juan Carlos Gonzales - NUKE COMPOSITING REEL 2021

There are some incredible shots to see in this reel! Juan currently works as a Lead Compositor at Mompozt Animation Studio in Bogotá Colombia. He has been compositing in Nuke for over 8 years. Juan’s demo reel shows a variety of different projects that he has worked on. 

View more of Juan’s work: 

  1. LinkedIn
  2. Vimeo

5. Katie Schiffer - Generalist Reel 2021

Katie is currently located in Los Angels has worked with some of the top studios in the industry including The Mill, Elastic, Zōic Studios, and more. Katie put together a stunning reel sharing all the different scenes she worked on with these studios. Check out her inspiring compositing demo reel.   

View more of Katie’s work: 

  1. Katie’s Website
  2. Vimeo
  3. LinkedIn

6. Alex Kong - 3D Rough Layout Demo Reel 2021

Alex Kong, located in Montreal, Canada, is a 3D Layout Artist with 15 years of experience in 3D animation. He is currently working at Rodeo FX as a Senior Pre and Post Visual Artist. This reel demonstrates Alex’s incredible skills. It’s inspiring to see compositing in a different medium. 

View more of Alex’s work: 

  1. Alex’s Website
  2. Vimeo
  3. LinkedIn
  4. Facebook

7. Daniel Tapia - Lighting Artist Reel 2021

Daniel Tapia, located in Berlin, Germany, is a digital artist and art director who focuses on lighting and compositing. You can absolutely tell Daniel has been doing this work for a while by just watching the first 6 seconds of this stunning compositing reel.  

View more of Daniel’s work: 

  1. Daniel’s Website
  2. Daniel’s Blog
  3. Vimeo
  4. LinkedIn

Learn Compositing in Nuke Today

If you’re feeling inspired after viewing these incredible compositing reels, we have a surprise for you. Check out our Compositing in Nuke course here on Rebelway, by signing up on the page we will give you access to the first week for free! The course teaches you how to hone one of the most overlooked skills an FX artist can have. You can snag that free preview of the workshop by filling out the box towards the bottom of the course page.

Here’s a trailer for the course.

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