Barbara Robertson

Contributing Editor

Barbara has been writing about computer graphics, computer animation, and visual effects for more than 15 years. She has moderated panels on visual effects and animation for Imagina, SIGGRAPH and others, and has served on the jury for Prix Ars Electronic and other competitions. A former senior editor at Computer Graphics World, she is the recipient of numerous awards including the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award and the Society of Technical Communications’ Award of Excellence in international competition.
Authored Articles
Wizardry in the Land of Oz
Published: 2-Apr-2013

Visual effects artists create a fantastic landscape and two digital ac ...
Growing a Giant Fantasy
Published: 2-Apr-2013

Artist at Digital Domain and The Moving Picture Company develop new te ...
Of Gollum and Wargs and Goblins, Oh My!
Published: 21-Feb-2013

Artist at Weta digital create hundreds of CG characters and creatures ...
Shaping Middle-earth
Published: 20-Feb-2013

Teams of artists at Weta Digital re-create Director Peter Jackson’s vi ...
Still Waters Run Deep
Published: 8-Jan-2013

Consider the premise: a film that focuses most of its screen time on o ...
Published: 8-Jan-2013

James Bond may be getting old, but he hits the ground running in Skyfa ...
The Magic of Belief
Published: 30-Nov-2012

Effects artist and Animators at Dreamworks Animation create a CG film ...
Triple Play
Published: 30-Nov-2012

Disney pays tribute to video games with a CG animated film starring a ...
Published: 8-Oct-2012

Numerous vendors introduced products and services at SIGGRAPH 2012. Th ...
Face Forward
Published: 8-Oct-2012

To create ParaNorman, a stop-motion animated feature, the crew uses st ...
One Frame at a Time
Published: 5-Oct-2012

For Tim Burton’s Frankenweenie, a visual effects crew surrounds stop-m ...
Pose by Pose
Published: 28-Sep-2012

The crew at Sony Pictures Imageworks creates a CG animated film with a ...
The Royal Treatment
Published: 27-Aug-2012

Pixar's technical team rises to the challenge with new tools and techn ...
Dark and Light
Published: 27-Aug-2012

For the last film in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy, artists at Do ...
Channeling Spider-Man
Published: 27-Aug-2012

Sony Pictures Imageworks leads the unique visual effects work on the f ...
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