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.

CGI

Shane Acker, the director of the atmospheric Oscar-nominated
short 9, was a special guest at the ANIMATION SHOW screening in …

TV

YO GABBA GABBA! has been picked up for twenty half-hour episodes
by Nick Jr. The kooky live-action/animated preschooler …

TV

A lot of Aardman’s work in recent years has been too slick and
labored for its own good, but one of their new series marks a …

Events

The new edition of the Animation Show arrives in LA tomorrow,
February 7. It’s playing for one night at UCLA’s Royce Hall. …

Animators

Romain Segaud (b. 1980) is one of France’s most exciting
up-and-coming animation talents. He was the co-director of the …

Old Brew

Apologies to our readers who’ve had trouble logging into Cartoon
Brew over the past day. We just switched servers, which …