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.


The Men Who Would Be

I can’t wait to get my hands on this book: The Men Who Would Be
King: An Almost Epic Tale of Moguls, Movies, and a Company Called …


French animation students–yes, students–continue to push the
envelope for cel-shaded CG animation more than anybody else …


Above is a profile of Ray Lei (aka Lei Lei), a Beijing-based
graduate of Tsinghua University, Academy of Arts & Design. I was …


New Yorkers can enjoy plenty of animation goodness this summer
thanks to the Observatory, an arts and event space in Brooklyn …


How could Shrek Forever After debut with an actual take of $70.8
million over the weekend, and still be considered a flop? …

Feature Film

Shrek Exposed is a new blog that reveals all of the character’s
dirty secrets. It’s run by a group of concerned American …