Kalan Ray is best known for his technical animation on Disney’s The Jungle Book and for his lead animation role for the Emmy nominated VR experience Mission: ISS. He began writing stories in elementary school when he chose to write short stories about superheroes rather than do his classwork. He has written poetry, horror, sci-fi, comics, and film treatments. When he is not writing, he can usually be found animating VFX action sequences in Hollywood films, or programming a new Virtual Reality experience. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Sylvia, and their two sons.