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.


Weekend Inspiration

As we head into the long holiday weekend, I thought it’d be nice to
take a moment and share some inspiring images I’ve run across …



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 …


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