About VanCG Meetup

Our primary goal is to build up the local Visual Effects Film and Game Industry by bringing talent together and strengthening it's connection.

Monthly Events

We offer monthly events with guest speakers from the industry.

Collaborative Projects

Community-driven collaborative VFX Projects.

International Broadcasts

We will be broadcasting our Events live through streaming Podcasts. Coming Soon.

Networking

Network with other like-minded artists from the Vancouver area. Make some friends. Drink some beer.

VFX Jobs

Check out our VFX Job Posting Board to see what kind of  local jobs are out there.

Member Submitted Art

Post your art or reel on our site. View other Members’ work.

Annex Pro
Video Copilot
Digital Tutors
Electronic Arts
Network Hub

The VanCG Team

We have an amazing team dedicated to making a difference in the Vancouver VFX Industry.

Nick Romick

Nick Romick

Founder / Event Coordinator View Details
Fred Smith

Fred Smith

Event Coordinator View Details
Sharon Roberts

Sharon Roberts

Training Coordinator View Details
Aaron Fung

Aaron Fung

Volunteer View Details
Jonathan Fung

Jonathan Fung

Social Media Coordinator View Details
Nick Romick

Nick Romick

Founder / Event Coordinator

Nick Romick is a Visual Effects Artist & Producer in Vancouver, British Columbia. He originally founded the VCGA (Vancouver Computer Graphics Association) in 2012 with the goal of bringing together the Vancouver Visual Effects, Film and Video Game Industry by offering social networking, training and open-source projects. In addition to running the VCGA, Romick is also a Technical Director at Method Studios; a local Visual Effects Studio in Vancouver.

In 2013, Nick launched VCGA’s first open-movie project, entitled “Galactic Battles”, which is a collaborative visual effects film that depicts many existing sci-fi genres. The project is currently in production and has a team of more than 30 people.

Nick is originally from High Prairie, Alberta, and moved to Vancouver in 2009. He currently resides in Vancouver with his wife Crystal and son Ethan.

Fred Smith

Fred Smith

Event Coordinator

Fred joined VanCG Meetup in 2012, became Event Coordinator in March, 2014, and is now the main “go-to” guy for all sponsors, volunteers and guest speakers. He is also an animator for the VCGA ‘Galactic Battles’ open Movie Project.

Sharon Roberts

Sharon Roberts

Training Coordinator

Description coming soon…

Aaron Fung

Aaron Fung

Volunteer

Aaron is pursuing a career in the gaming industry as an environment modeller having graduated from VCAD in 2013. He is one of the original team members of the Galactic Battles open source movie project, helping with design, production, cg modelling, story boarding, and a little animating.

Jonathan Fung

Jonathan Fung

Social Media Coordinator

Jonathan is a VFS grad. has been with VanCG Meetup since 2012 and joined the team as a social media coordinator in 2015.

  • VanCG Meetup is a fantastic way to network with local talent from all ranges of the CG Industry! Very glad to have joined.

    Sarah Taylor
  • Very Nice.

    Guido Zanni
  • I sure wish there were something like VanCG Meetup around when I first moved to Vancouver years ago! Great Idea!

    Vikram Jaswal

Get in touch with us.

Have some questions about an event? Want to know what we are about? Thinking of becoming a volunteer? Let us know!