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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Prelude to Eden

Michel Gagné has just posted a free, hi-quality Quicktime
version of his cult classic animated short PRELUDE TO EDEN (1995). …

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I was saddened to hear that Ruben Apodaca passed away last month
at age 73. I didn’t know him well, but met him a few times …

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A couple days ago, I mentioned a couple new bloggers who work in
the London animation scene: Gerben Steenks and Stephane …

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Here is a terrific interactive gallery of Saul Bass title
sequences. It’s by no means every film title he did, but the …

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I hadn’t heard of the new animated series, HOPELESS PICTURES,
which premiered last Friday on IFC. After watching (or more …

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If you’ve emailed me anytime in the past few weeks, chances are
you haven’t received a response. Crazy book deadlines will do …

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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 …