About the Author
John Canemaker is an Academy Award–, Emmy Award–, and Peabody Award–winning animation director and designer. His 28-minute film, The Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation
, won the 2005 Oscar for Best Animated Short, and his more than 20 films, and their original art, are in the permanent collection of The Museum of Modern Art in New York. He is also a tenured professor and director of the animation program at New York University Tisch School of the Arts. The Lost Notebooks
is Canemaker's eleventh book on the history of animation.