RIP, Ryan Nicholson, filmmaker, special FX artist, collaborator, friend. We will miss you.

(Originally posted on Creepy Six Films)


We’re crying today, at the passing of our longtime friend and collaborator, Ryan Nicholson. Ryan was such a generous and creative person, and we are grateful to have been able to have him in our lives.

   We began with him in November of 2002, back when his Special FX company had a shop out in North Burnaby. We loved going to that shop. We all became fast friends with common interests and a knack for inspiring each other creatively. We even filmed scenes of each others’ films in that old shop, and in the relocated Flesh & Fantasy shop when Ryan moved it all just off of Main Street in Vancouver. After three years, and three projects, of Ryan helping us out with our independent horror films (he was WAY bigger than we were — he’d won a Genie award for his Special FX make-up work on Stargate SG…

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