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.

Old Brew

I AM 8-BIT Artwork

If you were like me and unable to attend the I AM 8-BIT opening
earlier this week, you’ll be pleased to know that there’s many …

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The new edition of I AM 8-BIT (“an art show inspired by
videogames from the ’80s”) opens tonight at Gallery 1988 (7020 …

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We mentioned this last week: this Thursday, April 20th, there
will be an auction at Cartoon Network benefitting Fyn Stec. Fyn …

Animators

Story artist Jenny Lerew has posted another excellent entry
about storytelling in animation on her blog, Blackwing Diaries. …

Animators

An article in last week’s VARIETY reports that not only will
Cartoon Network continue to air live-action films like ACE …

CGI

URMEL AUS DEM EIS is a German CG animated feature slated for
release in August 2006. You can suffer through the trailer HERE. …

Animators

(click for larger version) The Ottawa International Animation
Festival website has been updated with details on its 2006 …

Old Brew

I get excited about websites designed with Flash as often as I
get excited about CGI wooly mammoths voiced by Queen Latifah, …