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.


Boris Kolar’s Woof,

I love the work that came out of Zagreb Film in the ’50s, ’60s and
’70s. These years were responsible for some of the funkiest and …



I’ll share my thoughts on the Platform festival in a bit, but
first, a few snaps from this past week. As you can probably …


Another edition of Annecy has wrapped and the winners have been
announced. The top short film prize, the Annecy Cristal, went …


I’m still recovering from Annecy but the Platform Festival is
coming up in Portland in a few days and it promises to be …


The latest batch of six student shorts from the French animation
school Gobelins have been posted online HERE. All these …

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Rooty Toot Toot


Development piece by John Hubley from UPA’s
Rooty Toot (1952). From the collection of Mike Glad. The …