Britt Salvesen, Co-Author: Britt Salvesen is curator and head of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department and the Prints & Drawings Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Recent film-related exhibitions she has curated include Under the Mexican Sky: Gabriel Figueroa (2013) and Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the 1920s (2014). She lives in Los Angeles.
Paul Koudounaris, Co-Author: Paul Koudounaris is an author and photographer who specializes in the visual culture of death. His books—acclaimed not only as photographic works but also for their contributions to history, anthropology, and religious studies—include The Empire of Death (2011), Heavenly Bodies (2013), and Memento Mori (2015). He lives in Los Angeles and has a PhD in Art History from UCLA.
Jim Shedden, Co-Author: Jim Shedden is the manager of publishing at the Art Gallery of Ontario, where he also curates film-related exhibitions. Shedden has also worked as a film and performing arts programmer, writer, and filmmaker and co-directed a design studio. He has lived in Toronto his entire life.
Keith McDonald, Co-Author: Keith McDonald holds a PhD from Birkbeck College, University of London, UK, and is the Head of Programme for Media and Film Studies at York St John University, UK. His research interests include popular culture, cult cinema, and digital media. He lives and works in York, UK. He is coauthor of Guillermo del Toro: Film as Alchemic Art (2014), which was published by Bloomsbury.
Roger Clark, Co-Author: Roger Clark taught literature and film in UK universities for over thirty years. He lives in York, UK, where he was Senior Lecturer in Literature Studies at York St John University. He is currently an Honorary Research Fellow in the Faculty of Arts. He is coauthor of Guillermo del Toro: Film as Alchemic Art (2014), which was published by Bloomsbury.
Guy Davis, Illustrator: Guy Davis is a freelance concept designer, illustrator, and storyboard artist for film, video games, and television. A frequent collaborator with Guillermo del Toro, his featured concept and illustration work includes Crimson Peak, The Strain, and Pacific Rim. He lives in Michigan.