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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Korgoth of Barbaria

I don’t like to use the term “genius” a lot, but if there’s anybody
working in the current industry scene who can be classified as …

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Just a quick note to let European folks know that I’ll be at the
Annecy Animation Festival next week from June 5-10th. If …

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I have to admit that I didn’t quite “get” Ga”lle Denis’s film
CITY PARADISE when I first saw it, but maybe that’s just me. …

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“TOMORROWLAND: CalArts in Moving Pictures” is an ambitious film
program (curated by Josh Siegel) that aims to document the …

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This is the trailer for Aardman’s first CG film FLUSHED
AWAY.Looks like the new formula is (Aardman+CG = Aardman-charm).

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Disney has released the second full-length trailer for Pixar’s
CARS. The animation looks much more appealing than earlier …

Disney

Cartoon Brew reader Chris Olson, who sent in the fantastic
‘making of’ PINOCCHIO article a few weeks back, recently sent …

CGI

OLI’S CHANCE is a new German short that I discovered on
character designer Harald Siepermann’s blog. The film can be …

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FLOCK OF DODOS: THE EVOLUTION-INTELLIGENT DESIGN CIRCUS is a
live-action documentary that premiered recently at the Tribeca …