Editor-in-Chief / Montreal
AMID AMIDI (@amid/LinkedIn) is a founder of Cartoon Brew, as well as 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).
Associate Editor / London
ALEX DUDOK DE WIT is Associate Editor at Cartoon Brew. He also writes for Sight & Sound, Time Out, Skwigly, and ASIFA Magazine, among others. He has served as a jury member and program advisor for various festivals. He tweets at @dudeydok.
Cartoon Brew Podcast Host & Producer / New York City
JEN HURLER graduated with an MFA in computer animation from the School of Visual Arts in New York City and currently teaches storyboarding and story structure at William Paterson University in New Jersey. Prior to getting her MFA, she worked as a story production assistant at Blue Sky Studios for four years, earning credits on The Peanuts Movie (2015), Ice Age: Collision Course (2016), Ferdinand (2017), the upcoming Nimona (2022), and uncredited work on Spies in Disguise (2019). Her personal writing about animation can be found on AnimationComplex.com.
Contributing Writer / Montreal
CHRIS ROBINSON is the Artistic Director of the Ottawa International Animation Festival and the author of numerous books about animated films and filmmakers including Estonian Animation: Between Genius and Utter Illiteracy, Japanese Animation: Time out of Mind, Unsung Heroes of Animation, and Ballad of a Thin Man: In Search of Ryan Larkin.
Contributing Writer / Los Angeles
CARLOS AGUILAR (@carlos_film), originally from Mexico City, was chosen as one of six young film critics to partake in the first Roger Ebert Fellowship organized by the Sundance Institute and Indiewire in 2014. Aguilar’s work has appeared in prestigious publications such as Indiewire, Slate, Moviemaker Magazine, Filmmaker Magazine, Variety Latino, Bustle, Americas Quarterly, and Remezcla, among others.