Rohitash Rao was born in an exotic, faraway land called Hyderabad, India. He then grew up in another exotic, faraway land called Rancho Cucamonga, California. He now lives in the magical city of Austin, Texas where he teaches creativity and advertising at the University of Texas. Throughout his career he has worked as an art director, a director, an animator, a writer, an illustrator and a fine artist. He won some awards, played in many film festivals around the world, published 7 books, has had over a dozen solo art shows and he drinks copious amounts of coffee.