Bryan Konietzko (born June 1, 1975) is an American animation director, best known as the co-creator and executive producer of the animated series Avatar: The Last Airbender and The Legend of Korra. He has also worked as a character designer at Film Roman for Family Guy and as Assistant Director for Mission Hill and King of the Hill. He was a Storyboard Artist and Art Director for the Nickelodeon animated series Invader Zim. He keeps an online photo journal, which he updates regularly. Konietzko also has a band for which he has released several albums, including Our Ancestor's Intense Love Affair and At Night, Under Artificial Light. In a 2010 interview the president of Nickelodeon, Cyma Zarghami, confirmed that Bryan Konietzko and Avatar: The Last Airbender co-creator Michael Dante DiMartino were developing a new series for the network, called The Legend of Korra. The series premiered on April 14, 2012, running 12 episodes for the first season with a second season in planning.
Konietzko graduated from Roswell High School in Roswell, Georgia, north of Atlanta, and then went on to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1998.[additional citation needed]
He currently resides in Los Angeles, California with his wife Lisa.
Personal life 
Konietzko adheres to a vegan diet.
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