He is known mainly for his science-fiction short films and animations, one of which was nominated for an Academy Award. Fifty Percent Grey was also included in the Animation Show of Shows. The Silent City concerns a group of soldiers wandering through a perilous post-apocalyptic wasteland.
The cast includes actor Cillian Murphy.
BlinkyTM, his most recent short film, is a horror story about a robot family helper that goes wrong. BlinkyTM was released on March 20, 2011, and will possibly spawn a sequel entitled BlinkyTM: Participant World War II He signed on to direct a live action adaptation of Akira, but the project was cancelled after Robinson departed.
In 2013, Robinson directed The Last Days on Mars, the adaptation of the science-fiction short story ""The Animators" by Sydney J. Bounds. In early 2015 he directed the Short film The Leviathan, which became a viral hit, spawning production of a full length version.