John Adamczyk, known as J.Walt, is an interactive designer, filmmaker, graphic artist, and composer. He has created a number of films, videos, interactive attractions and performances. He has been at the forefront of interactive art, expanding the uses of interactive graphics into uncharted territories. He is an award-winning pioneer of computer-generated puppetry, having created digital puppets since 1987. He grew up in Evanston, Illinois, and graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 1988. Since then has created a number of interactive attractions for Disney, Sony, and others. He organizes the Los Angeles Abstract Film and Video Workshop, a monthly gathering of artists. J.Walt's work has been exhibited at Ars Electronica, Siggraph, Sinking Creek Film Festival, New York Animation Festival, and others. He lives with his wife and three children in Altadena, California.