Barbara Robertson was a senior editor at Computer Graphics World for 20 years and continues working with that magazine and others as a freelance writer. Prior to that, she was the editor and research director for Stewart Brand’s Whole Earth Software Catalog and held editorial positions at Byte and Personal Computing magazines. As a freelance writer, her articles have appeared in Variety, Cinefex, AWN, VFX Voice, 3D World, CG Society, Film & Video (Studio Daily), Animation Magazine, The Hollywood Reporter, The San Francisco Chronicle, the Marin Independent Journal and other publications and websites. She has written two books, “The Art of Madagascar 3” and “The Art of Penguins of Madagascar,” and her travel essays have appeared in several anthologies. She has led panels, moderated conferences, and served on film festival juries.
Writing awards include an Eddy, two Outstanding Article Awards from the American Society of Journalists and Authors, the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award, two Gold Solas Best Travel Writers Awards, a fellowship to the Mystery Writers Conference, and a Humane Issues Award from the Dog Writers Association.