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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This comic by Michael Shaw of BAGnews Notes suggests that there
may yet be some fallout from the recent SpongeBob …

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Brock writes in: Everyone who has the stinky aftertaste of
Hart’s new ‘Retro Cool’ book needs to immediately go HERE and …

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Here’s a whole Cartoon Retro thread taking Christopher Hart to
task for his travesty of a book which I mentioned yesterday, …

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Happy Birthday to fellow Brewmaster Jerry Beck! I didn’t even
realize it was Jerry’s birthday today until I saw it posted on …

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I’m somewhat relieved to find out that the “Hell Yes” music
video I mentioned HERE recently is not an official Beck video, …

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Wow, this is pretty tripped out. No need to explain – just check
out this new British commercial for Volkswagen. You can read …

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Flash animation producer Aaron Simpson has a new blog called
ColdHardFlash.com which tracks the latest developments in Flash …

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I consider myself fairly open minded about different animation
styles and techniques, but I simply fail to see any redeeming …

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Chris Harding’s MAKE MINE SHOEBOX, a quite funny corporate film
produced for Hallmark Cards, can now be seen online in its …