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.


Oliver Postgate, RIP

The BBC reports that British animator and TV show creator Oliver
Postgate has passed away at age 83. He’s responsible for TV series …



The Japan Times has details about a press conference that Hayao
Miyazaki held in Tokyo a few weeks ago. The article describes …


Can’t wait for the live-action version Akira that Leonardo
DiCaprio is currently producing? Here’s a satirical version …


(Artists, clockwise from upper left: Zartosht Soltani, kaNO,
Chris George, Patrick Smith, Todd K. Lown, Liz Artinian) The …


Bio-Bak is the wacky and inventive Flash portfolio site of Dutch
artist Coen Grift. It’s packed with bits of animation, …


Happy Thanksgiving to all of our readers. Here’s a little turkey
day treat – Tex Avery’s Jerky Turkey. For model sheets and …


Disney is allowing a group of contemporary artists to turn
Mickey Mouse ‘street’ through a new program called Bloc 28. The …