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.


Joe Ranft (1960-2005),

This is really sad news. Joe Ranft, a major part of Pixar’s creative
team, died in an auto accident yesterday, according to this post …

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I’ve had a few people email me this morning asking me to check
out this Tom Oreb artwork from Ward Kimball’s DISNEYLAND space …


Ain’t It Cool News has video clips from SIGGRAPH of test
animation from Disney’s AMERICAN DOG and A DAY WITH WILBUR …

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If this is what computer animation means at Disney, then I wish
they’d made the switch years earlier. The new pieces of art …

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Design Observer recently took a look at those graphic atrocities
known as “station identification bugs.” The article offers …