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Years active  1993-present
Name  Eric Barba

Role  Visual Effects Technician
Children  Cole Barba
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Occupation  Visual Effects Supervisor
Awards  Academy Award for Best Visual Effects, BAFTA Award for Best Special Visual Effects
Nominations  BFCA Critics' Choice Award for Best Visual Effects
Similar People  Steve Preeg, Craig Barron, Donald Graham Burt, Claudio Miranda, Edson Williams

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Eric Barba is a visual effects supervisor for television, film, and commercial advertising.

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After studying at the Art Center College of Design, Barba began his career at Steven Spielberg's Ambling Imaging as a digital artist on SeaQuest 2032 and Sliders. In 1996, he joined Digital Domain as a digital artist on The Fifth Element, before working his way to CG supervisor on Supernova and finally to visual effects supervisor for David Fincher's Zodiac.

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Barba earned a reputation for high end visual effects, working closely with directors like Fincher and Joseph Kosinski on both film and advertising projects, as well as directing commercials himself for Nike, American Express, and Honda.

He won at the 81st Academy Awards for the film The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, in the category of Best Visual Effects. He shared his Oscar with Craig Barron, Burt Dalton and Steve Preeg.

In 2013, Barba was promoted to Chief Creative Office/Senior Visual Effects Supervisor at Digital Domain 3.0, the latest iteration of the visual effects studio. Barba continued to oversee the company's Los Angeles studio until leaving Digital Domain to operate as a freelance visual effects supervisor in 2015.

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Filmography

  • Oblivion (2013)
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  • TRON: Legacy (2010)
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
  • Zodiac (2007)
  • Rules of Engagement (2000)
  • Supernova (2000)
  • The Fifth Element (1997)
  • Red Corner (1997)
  • References

    Eric Barba Wikipedia


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