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

3038 Photos in 3 Days

A kid in Boston, Robbie, took just over 3000 digital photos in three
days documenting his life in and around the city, and then …

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CGI

AICN recently posted the above two images as part of a preview
of Disney’s Bolt. So, as I understand the animation process at …

Old Brew

There’s no use even attempting to explain this 1979 Russian
animated short–A Very Blue Beard (below in two parts). Just …
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Shorts

The French CG student film Oktapodi has been winning all sorts
of awards this year including the “Best Animation” prize at …