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.


Drux Flux by Theodore

The National Film Board of Canada has made Theodore Ushev’s powerful
2008 short Drux Flux available on YouTube. This is a film that …



Coraline was the first time I’d seen a film in 3-D in a very
long time, and while I enjoyed the film immensely, the 3-D …


Here’s the stylish trailer for The Cat Piano, a just-completed
animated short by our friends at the People’s Republic of …


Director Fred Olen Ray: “So I’m sitting in this movie theater
one day and I’m watching Who Framed Roger Rabbit and I see …


I saw the Hungarian short KJFG No. 5 by Alexei Alexeev at Annecy
last year. I didn’t laugh but lots of other people did. …

Cartoon Culture

Spotted outside of an Asian grocery store in Queens, a cardboard
box from a yam producer that uses an unauthorized rendition …