From my author pal, David Smith:
"There is a person I think you would be interested in talking with.
His name is Wayne Gilbert.
He has worked with Electronic Arts and Industrial Light and Magic, among other companies.
His website has a lot of info about him; here's a link to one of his best animations:
Another cool one:http://www.anamie.com/anamie_cpu.html.html
Clearly, very gifted."