The artists behind the cartoons are the focus of this sweeping study that brings you everything you ever wanted to know about today's best animation specialists. About 80 of the world's most prominent artists/studios are arranged from A to Z, including examples and descriptions of their work as well as biographies, filmographies, bibliographies, lists of awards received, and contact information. Profiles of the world's best animation schools are also provided. Thick, with many, many color images. Bonus DVD includes examples of work, "making of," commercials, trailers, and a selection of artist/studio reels.