Born: 1963 April 8 in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia

Biography: Has worked in both Australia and the United States.
Self-published comic book, Fudsey, at the age of ten (circa 1973).
Created comic strip Zeroy at the age of twelve (circa 1975), serialized in the Adelaide newspaper, The Observer.
Professional cartooning for Australian Scout Magazine at age of sixteen (circa 1979).
Contributor to Melbourne-based Inkspots Magazine (circa 1981).
Creator of Zooniverse, 1986.
Creator of Rex Vectar, which was serialized in Megazone Magazine, from 1992 to 1994.
Created Zoonimedia, a publishing and animation production house, 1994.
With Helen Maier, established production house, Artopia, in 1996 and the company, Zoonitoons, in 2012.


Name:

    Fil Barlow Type: None

Non Comics Works:

  1. Publication Title: ALF (television) - Role: art director - Years: 1987 - 1989
    Employer Name : DiC Entertainment
    Work Title: Production Designer; Puppeteer

  2. Publication Title: Eight Crazy Nights (movie) - Role: animator - Year: 2002
    Employer Name : Artopia
    Work Title: Character Designer
    Notes: Work done through Columbia Tristar (Columbia Pictures). Date represents release date of the film, work probably done in producing the animated film prior to this year too.

  3. Publication Title: Extreme Ghostbusters (television) - Role: animator - Year: 1997
    Employer Name : Artopia
    Work Title: Creature Designer; Character Designer
    Notes: Work done through Columbia Tristar. Date represents release date of the TV show, work probably done in producing the animated film prior to this year too.

  4. Publication Title: Godzilla: The Series (television) - Role: animator - Years: 1998 - 2000
    Employer Name : Artopia
    Work Title: Creature Designer; Character Designer
    Notes: Work done through Columbia Tristar. Dates represent release dates of the TV show, work probably done in producing the animated film prior to these years too.

  5. Publication Title: Heavy Gear: The Animated Series (television) - Role: animator - Years: 2001 - 2003
    Employer Name : Artopia
    Work Title: Creature Designer; Character Designer
    Notes: Work done through Columbia Tristar. Dates represent release dates of the TV show, work probably done in producing the animated film prior to these years too.

  6. Publication Title: Igor (movie) - Role: animator - Year: 2008
    Employer Name : Sparx Animation Studios
    Work Title: Character Designer; Production Design
    Notes: Independent contractor for Sparx Animation Studios. Date represents release date of the movie, work probably done in producing the animated film prior to this year too.

  7. Publication Title: Loop De Loop (web comics) - Role: animator - Year: 2010
    Employer Name : Zoonimedia
    Notes: Done through his own company, Zooniverse. Monthly animations for Loop De Loop web site.

  8. Publication Title: Max Steel (television) - Role: animator - Years: 2000 - 2002
    Employer Name : Artopia
    Work Title: Creature Designer; Character Designer
    Notes: Work done through Columbia Tristar. Dates represent release dates of the TV show, work probably done in producing the animated film prior to these years too.

  9. Publication Title: Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles (television) - Role: owner - Years: 1999 - 2000
    Employer Name : Artopia
    Work Title: Creature Designer; Character Designer
    Notes: Work done through Columbia Tristar. Dates represent release dates of the TV show, work probably done in producing the animated film prior to these years too.

  10. Publication Title: Spectrobes (other) - Role: artist - Year: 2007
    Employer Name : Disney Interactive Studios
    Work Title: Co-Creator
    Notes: Co-created with Helen Maier. Science fiction video game. Date represents release date of the video game, possible creation of concept done in year or years prior.

  11. Publication Title: Tutenstein (television) - Role: art director - Years: 2003 - 2008
    Employer Name : PorchLight Entertainment
    Work Title: Character Designer; Production Design
    Notes: Independent contractor for PorchLight Entertainment. Dates represent release dates of the TV show, work probably done in producing the animated film prior to these years too.


Relations:

  1. Spouse - Helen Maier