First name: Balázs

Family name: Gróf

Balázs Gróf is a cartoonist and animator, born and working in Hungary, Europe. He graduated from the University of Pécs, Faculty of Fine Arts. In 2021, he worked on the animated mini-series “Zombie Interviews Zombie” with American rock icon/movie director Rob Zombie as well as he did the animated parts of the music video “The Eternal Struggles Of The Howling Man”. In 2020, he made animated music videos for American pop culture icon William Shatner of Star Trek fame, legendary Indian violinist L. Shankar and Bay Area thrash masters Testament. In recent years, he worked for internationally acclaimed American bands like Obituary, Red Fang, Down By Law and Powerflo and upcoming acts from all over the world. North America’s leading hard-rock & metal media Revolver Magazine featured both of his animated music videos made in 2017 on its “15 best music videos of 2017” list, alongside videos of artists like Marilyn Manson, Queens Of The Stone Age and Mastodon. Balázs has been one of the most prolific comic strip artists of his country since his first comic was published in 1996. His commissions include animated music videos, animated TV commercials and shorts, viral videos for social media, custom caricature portraits as well as designs for record and book covers or T-shirts.

William Shatner on working with Balázs Gróf

L. Shankar on working with Balázs Gróf

Chuck Billy of TESTAMENT on working with Balázs Gróf

Billy Graziadei of POWERFLO on working with Balázs Gróf

Donald Tardy of OBITUARY on working with Balázs Gróf

Donald Tardy of OBITUARY on working with Balázs Gróf