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.

Music Videos

Hamster Squaredance

Hamster Squaredance is one of the more visually distinctive music
videos I’ve run across in a while. It was created for the musician …

Shorts

Cassidy Curtis, an animator at PDI/DreamWorks, and his wife,
Raquel Coelho, created this charming pixilated short that also …

Shorts

Videokrauting, created by Italians Nicola Ferrarese, Corrado
Agnese, Valentina Mantello and Marzia Pellegatta, is a tribute …
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Animators

Alan Coats, the son of legendary Disney background painter
Claude Coats, has started a website about his father’s work at …
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Business

We heard last week that the MyToons site had shut down for good.
MyToons, for those who don’t know, was a “social …
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Animators

Layout artist and background painter Joseph Holt has started a
new blog featuring loads of his production artwork from from …