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.

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Amid in Ottawa, Eh?

Tomorrow I’m off to the yearly North American gathering of the
animation tribe, otherwise known as the Ottawa International …

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ROCK BOTTOM RISER is a sublime music video by Australians Paul
McNeil and Brendan Cook for the band Smog. The visuals, …

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Dave Wasson and Nate Pacheco have teamed up again and the
results are solid as usual. This time, it’s the opening titles …

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Yesterday’s USA TODAY had a short ARTICLE about Fox/Blue Sky’s
next animated feature HORTON HEARS A WHO (March 2008), which …

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Michael Sporn has a nice blog post today about John and Faith
Hubley’s classic 1959 short film MOONBIRD. Sporn’s post …

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The Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo currently has on display
a massive exhibition of Disney artwork from the 1920s-1960s. …

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As promised, here are the RESULTS from the Cartoon Brew reader
survey that we ran a month or so ago. We ran the survey for …

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After ANT BULLY, I was certain that I never wanted to see
another piece of CG animation with insects in it. That was until …