About the Author
John Canemaker is a tenured professor and director of the film animation program at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. In 2006, his filmThe Moon and the Son: An Imagined Conversation
won the Academy Award for best animated short. He has written numerous books on animation, includingThe Art and Flair of Mary Blair
,Paper Dreams: The Art and Artists of Disney Storyboards, Before the Animation Begins: The Art and Lives of Disney Inspirational Sketch Artists,
andWalt Disney's Nine Old men and the Art of Animation.