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

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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 …

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You know you’re too immersed in the animation world when you
drive by streets named Cannon Road and Zamora Way, and the two …

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Couple good articles to recommend. First, at SaveDisney.com, “In
Defense of Disney’s Uncle Remus” is an in-depth piece that …

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Just discovered that art director/background designer Dan Krall
(SAMURAI JACK, FOSTER’S HOME FOR IMAGINARY FRIENDS) has a …

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Following a battle with cancer, animation artist Dan Lee passed
away last weekend at age 35. He had most recently been doing …

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Daily visual inspiration for the rest of ’05. Sweet! Here’s an
awesome BLOG where somebody (“Filboid Sudge”) is uploading the …

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Christmas is over, but I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the
following holiday-themed dvd: Ernie Ford’s THE STORY OF …

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At the fwak blog, Lili and Eddie write about some early Zagreb
cartoons they recently saw: “If Disney’s objective was to …