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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Life After Disney

Timothy Albee moved to Alaska after working on Disney’s DINOSAUR and
created his own 22-minute CG short called KAZE, GHOST WARRIOR. …

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Jorge Gutierrez’s wife, Sandra Equihua, was kind enough to
forward some photos she took during the Flash & TV Production …

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Couple new books about Disney. HOW TO BE LIKE WALT: CAPTURING
THE DISNEY MAGIC EVERY DAY OF YOUR LIFE by Pat Williams is a …

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Turner Classic Movies is without contest my favorite cable
channel so it’s a pity that I rarely have reason to plug them …

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Here’s a name to start watching closely. I mentioned in my
Annecy Festival report a few weeks back that De Pins’ funny and …

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Wow, here’s a HUGE LOAD OF PHOTOS from this year’s Annecy
Animation Festival. They’re courtesy of Joseph Gilland, a fine …

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Two interesting articles at AWN.com. First, a very useful SURVEY
by Chris Robinson that asks independent animators a simple, …

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What is surely to be one of the must-have animation DVD releases
of next year. In early-2005, the National Film Board of …

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Mark Evanier has posted an important public appeal on his
website about a vital issue that affects every American citizen: …

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There was an older gentleman sitting in front of me on the bus a
couple days ago, and he was talking to some other folks …

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I’d originally planned to write daily reports from Annecy, but
there’s so much to see and do here that I’m not exactly …