Michael Grothaus is an American novelist and journalist living in London. He was introduced to Apple computers in film school and went on to use them for years to create award-winning films. However, after discovering many of Hollywood’s little secrets while working for 20th Century Fox, he left and spent five years with Apple as a consultant. He’s since moved to London and earned his MA in creative writing. His first novel, Epiphany Jones, is a story about trafficking and America’s addiction to celebrity. Currently, Michael is a staff writer at AOL’s popular tech news site The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW.com), where he writes about all things Mac. Using iMovie ’11 is Michael’s ninth Mac-related book. His previous ones deal with the iPhone, iPad, iPod, OS X, and iPhoto.
Dave Caolo is an author and the managing editor at The Unofficial Apple Weblog, TUAW.com. Previous to his career as a writer, Dave spent eight years as the IT director at a Mac-friendly residential school in Massachusetts. Today, Dave can be found geeking out with his Macs and spending time with his kids, wife, and Boston terrier, Batgirl.