Join series creators Bryan Konietzko and Michael Dante DiMartino for an unpreccendented behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of pieces of concept, design, and production art as they take you on a guided tour through the development of this smash-hit television series in this new edition of the beloved artbook. Learn how Avatar: The Last Airbender took shape, from the very first sketch through the series finale, and beyond! This new edition comes with a brand new forward from long time Avatar the Last Airbender series writer Gene Luen Yang.
Avatar: The Last Airbender has been syndicated to more than 120 countries around the world, inspiring millions of fans and industry professionals alike and garnering numerous industry honors--including wins at the prestigious Annie, Peabody, and Primetime Emmy awards. Perfect for fans of all ages!
About the Author
Michael Dante DiMartino is an American animation director best known as the cocreator, executive producer, and story editor of the animated TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra, both on Nickelodeon. He was born in Shelburne, Vermont. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design with Bryan Konietzko, with whom he created Avatar. Before Avatar, Mike worked for twelve years at Film Roman, helping to direct King of the Hill, Family Guy, and Mission Hill in addition to his own animated short, Atomic Love. The author lives in Santa Monica, California.
Bryan Konietzko is a director, writer, and producer. Konietzko is a cocreator of Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. He was educated at the Rhode Island School of Design.