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.
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Classic

Walt’s Kansas City

2719Hyperion.com has a fascinating post identifying the locations of
Walt Disney’s childhood homes and workplaces in Kansas City, …

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Animators

Directors Notes offers a 16-minute audio interview with Max
Hattler about his new experimental short Drift, which can be …

Events

Photos and article about the Annies at CGSociety.org. I enjoyed
this excerpt from the article about Jerry receiving his award …
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Advertising

Continuing our coverage of how animation is being used in this
year’s Presidential election, below are two pro-Barack Obama …
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Disney

I know what you’re saying to yourself right now: he’s finally
lost his marbles and has started posting suggestive photos of …

Ideas/Commentary

Animator (and Animation Guild Local 839 prez) Kevin Koch has a
useful post on his blog entitled “Faking It”, which addresses …