Ellen Wolff, Author: Ellen Wolff is a Southern California-based writer who specializes in the arts of animation and visual effects. Her writings on the evolution of digital technology, animation, and visual effects have appeared in many publications including Variety and Animation Magazine.
Jon Favreau, Foreword Contributor: Jon Favreau is an American actor, director, and screenwriter best known for starring in films such as Rudy, Swingers, Very Bad Things, The Break-Up, and Chef, and TV series such as Friends and Dinner for Five. He has also directed popular movies such as Elf, Iron Man, Iron Man 2, Cowboys & Aliens, and Chef. He was also executive producer on The Avengers, Iron Man 3, and Avengers: Age of Ultron. Favreau produces films under the banner Fairview Entertainment. He resides in Los Angeles.