Michael Dante DiMartino
is an American animation director
, best-known as the co-creator, executive producer and story editor of the hit TV series Avatar: The Last Airbender
. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design
with Bryan Konietzko
, with whom he created Avatar.
Mike worked for a dozen 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
, which was screened at a number of high profile film festivals.