Brian Elstak (b. 1980) is an artist and illustrator. He makes graphic novels and children’s books, as well as video clips and paintings. For his children’s book Tori, he won a Zilveren Penseel, one of the most important Dutch prizes for illustration. The book was also adapted into a play, which was broadcast on national television. He wrote the story for his trilogy in collaboration with the authors Karin Amatmoekrim and Esther Duysker.