Michael Dante DiMartinois an American animation director best known as the cocreator, executive producer, and story editor of the animated TV seriesAvatar: The Last AirbenderandThe Legend of Korra, both on Nickelodeon. He was born in Shelburne, Vermont. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design with Bryan Konietzko, with whom he createdAvatar. BeforeAvatar, Mike worked for twelve years at Film Roman, helping to directKing of the Hill,Family Guy, andMission Hillin addition to his own animated short,Atomic Love. The author lives in Santa Monica, California.
Bryan Konietzkois a director, writer, and producer. Konietzko is a cocreator ofAvatar: The Last AirbenderandThe Legend of Korra.He was educated at the Rhode Island School of Design.