Fiona Rivera has animated and created 3D graphics for independent film, iPhone apps, marketing, university TV, and training courses. Fiona initially studied Economics at the London School of Economics and pursued a career in business. Later on however, she decided to re-train to combine technical and artistic interests by pursing computer graphics and animation. After gaining a Masters degree in Virtual Environments, Fiona trained in 3D at Escape Studios, a premier visual effects academy in London and went on to study character animation through Animation Mentor. In addition to freelancing for companies such as Strange-Box.com, she has taught and developed undergraduate, and postgraduate university courses in 3D animation, 3D modeling and rendering, and visual effects. Fiona has also created stereoscopic immersive virtual environments for European research projects and is currently researching related new technologies.