Amid Amidi

AMID AMIDI (@amid/LinkedIn) is an author, historian, and consultant, with numerous books to his credit. He has written The Art of Pixar: The Complete Color Scripts and Select Art from 25 Years of Animation for Pixar (2011) and was the youngest recipient of the Theatre Library Association Award which he received for his book Cartoon Modern: Style and Design in Fifties Animation (2006). Read his full bio HERE.

Shorts

Swimming by Shiho
Hirayama

In Swimming by Shiho Hirayama (b. 1979), a chubby boy’s imagination
transforms an awkward swim class into a magical experience. This …

Feature Film

This roto-heavy animated feature really slipped in under the
radar. The first I heard of Mars was last week when it premiered …
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Animators

Ray Favata (l.) with Jules Feiffer at Terrytoons My pal, Ray
Favata, is the subject of a lengthy profile in this week’s …

Shorts

Call me immature, but the combination of drawings and voices
makes me laugh. It’s animated by Rob Bohn, and voiced by Bohn …