Senior editor at Lucasfilm Ltd, Jonathan Rinzler has overseen dozens of Star Wars books. He attended Parson's School of Design and NYU's Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. He settled for a while in Paris, where he taught art history and cinema. As the associate producer for a video game developer, he wrote the scripts for a number of educational titles. Rinzler returned to the States to become managing editor of GamePro magazine.
He is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Making of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, as well as The Art of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, The ArtandMaking of Monster House, and Creating the Worlds of Star Wars, which he co-authored with visual effects supervisor John Knoll. He lives in Petaluma, California.