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Eye candy: is this the best demo reel ever created?

Friday, February 4th, 2011 | Posted by Jim Thacker

A lone artist known only as ‘dono’ has posted what may be the world’s ultimate demo reel on Vimeo.

Modestly branding himself a ‘CG artist: 1D | 2D | 3D | 4D | 5D’, dono’s reel features an impressive gamut of skills, from low-poly modelling to fluid simulation. According to his Vimeo page, the reel has already been submitted to ILM and Pixar. It’s only a shame he forgot to include his contact details.

A tip of the hat tip hat to 3DTotal for this gem.

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10 responses to “Eye candy: is this the best demo reel ever created?”

  1. ShotgunScream said:

    Seriously this gets front page attention? You know how many artists out there bust their ass everyday trying to get a job and this type of coverage is a slap in the face. Stop giving attention to things like this.

    1:46 pm on Friday, February 4, 2011

  2. smax said:

    Agreed, waste of time…. I would have found it legitimate if it was alex roman doing that, showing some contrast being pro and fun … but there….it’s CG CHANNEL come on !!!

    4:51 pm on Friday, February 4, 2011

  3. Happosai said:

    Come on its meant to be a joke. Its making fun of how every demo reel is the same and i think it should inspire people to think out of the norm and be more creative. That’s my take anyway.This video made me laugh my ass off.

    7:36 pm on Friday, February 4, 2011

  4. Giovanni Lucca said:

    I agree with ShotgunScream. The video isn’t even funny!

    10:08 pm on Friday, February 4, 2011

  5. SteveB said:

    He’s making a joke.

    Check out the guy’s actual 3D projects and you can see he’s got real talent and is just having a laugh with this. ๐Ÿ˜€

    6:04 am on Saturday, February 5, 2011

  6. Inkyspot said:

    Pretty Funny

    1:54 pm on Saturday, February 5, 2011

  7. Jing said:

    It’s the concept.

    Just because you can do a lot, does not mean you should be showing a lot in the demo reel. It’s about catching attention, in a short 1 min. (:

    Welcome to the industry dude.

    12:08 am on Sunday, February 6, 2011

  8. Rodrigo said:

    Why so serious? Just thinking out of the box (literally), we really donยดt need to make a super-complex stuff to be creative…. It surprised me, made me laugh!!!

    10:23 am on Monday, February 7, 2011

  9. bwoogie said:

    I think it was funny. everyone else has absolutely no sense of humor ๐Ÿ˜‰

    4:44 pm on Monday, February 7, 2011

  10. Star said:

    Y’all have NO sense of humor. This is the funniest thing I’ve seen in my life!

    3:27 pm on Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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