About the Author
J.W. Rinzler is the author of the New York Times
best-seller The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith
. Rinzler attended Parsons School of Design and NYU Graduate School of Arts and Science. He moved to Paris to teach art history and cinema and on his return to the United States has been the managing editor of GamePro magazine and published numerous articles on electronic games before joining Lucasfilm Ltd as senior editor. He makes his home in California’s Marin County.
Robert Zemeckis is the Academy Award®-winning director of Forrest Gump
, and a pioneer in the innovative use of special effects, combining live-action seamlessly with traditional animation. Zemeckis is the director of The Polar Express
and the forthcoming film, The Corrections
Gil Kenan is a first-time writer and director of Monster House
and a 2002 MFA graduate from the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television.