Group CG Director, The Mill

Vince Baertsoen is Group CG Director at The Mill, where he is responsible for overseeing the communication and development of the CG pipeline across all offices, working closely with The Mill's Heads of 3D and all Supervisors, covering all disciplines, which include Rigging, Animation, Lighting, FX, Modeling/Texturing and Previs. His mission is to improve and unify the pipeline and workflow across the group, and he is helping implement emerging technologies, such as VR, AR, realtime and interactive in the process.

Vince was previously Head of CG in NY, and supervised the animation and VFX on the VES Awarded and Gold Cannes Lion-winning PETA ‘98% Human,’ the VES-nominated Johnny Walker ‘Rock Giant,’ Hallmark’s ‘Motherbird,' as well as other high-profile jobs over the past 10 years.

He has collaborated with filmmakers and directors such as Fredrik Bond, Peter Thwaites, Chris Cunningham, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, and Pleix, to name a few, along with agencies including Droga5, BBDO, Ogilvy, Havas, Leo Burnett, BBH and TBWA. Vince has been the Board Member of VES New York and has helped strengthen the VFX community in the New York area since 2013.

Speaker years: 
2017