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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Buckeyes Love Blair

It seems that the fine folks in Ohio really enjoy the work of
animator Preston Blair, and moreso, they love plagiarizing drawings …

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Here’s a quote from a 1954 interview with UPA background
painter/experimental filmmaker Jules Engel. Though the Hollywood …

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This sounds like a fun Bay Area event taking place this Friday,
April 8: Kartoon Kocktail 2005 is the second annual …

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FLIGHT 2 debuts this weekend at the Alternative Press Expo (APE)
in San Francisco. FLIGHT is, in short, one of the most …

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From the “Isn’t This Incestuous Dep’t.”: At the recent Tokyo
Animation Fair, Toei Animation, Aniplex and Cartoon Network …

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Harvey Kurtzman is among a handful of cartoonists who can be
labeled a true genius, and just one example of his genius can be …

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Whoever said corporations don’t listen to their customers?
Cartoon Brew has found out that following the embarassing debut …

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Thorsten Hasenkamm is an illustrator/painter working out of
Germany who is influenced by all facets of pop culture: lucha, …