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.

Animators

A Word With Lou Romano

Here’s a short and amusingly awkward interview with animation artist
and voice actor Lou Romano (Ratatouille’s Linguini). It’s funny …

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Events

After Annecy and Platform, I figured I’d had my fill of
animation festivals for the year, but I’m rethinking that stance …
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TV

The show may put viewers to sleep but the artwork certainly
doesn’t. Bill Wray has posted a gorgeous selection of …
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Shorts

Here’s a nice environmentally-themed complement to the Koji
Yamamura piece posted on the Brew yesterday. Spilled Oil is a …
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Classic

Looking for something to do today? Try watching 43 Road Runner
cartoons on YouTube. Or if you prefer a more painless way of …
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Classic

Art director Hans Bacher (Mulan) has started up an incredible
new blog called Animation Treasures. He’s painstakingly …