GEORGE MAESTRI has worked as a writer, director, and producer in both traditional and computer animation for such companies as Nickelodeon, Warner Brothers,Disney, Comedy Central, Film Roman, Curious Pictures, MGM, ABC, CBS, and Fox, among others. His characters "Karen & Kirby" have been seen both on the Kid's WB and in the Siggraph 2000 film festival. George was the original animation producer on the Comedy Central series "South Park" and was nominated for a Cable Ace award for writing on the Nickelodeon series “Rocko’s Modern Life.” He has written and edited several books and dozens of articles on computer animation for magazines such as Computer Graphics World, DV, Publish, and Digital Magic, among others.