Michael Rubin is an entrepreneur, editor, and educator dedicated to empowering people with new media tools. In 1985 he joined the team George Lucas assembled to introduce cutting-edge technology to Hollywood. Michael has designed nonlinear editing tools and supported feature films and television projects such as The Twilight Zone and Sheltering Sky. In 1991 he published Nonlinear, the first book on computer editing for film and video, now in it's fourth edition. His other books include The Little Digital Video Book and Making Movies with Final Cut Express (both Peachpit Press). His is also the co-founder and CEO of Petroglyph Ceramic Lounge.