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AMID AMIDI is the award-winning author of numerous books about contemporary and classic animated filmmaking, including the essential “Cartoon Modern: Style and Design in Fifties Animation” and “The Art of Pixar: The Complete Color Scripts and Select Art from 25 Years of Animation.” He is the editor-in-chief of the influential industry website Cartoon Brew
. In addition to writing extensively about the animation art form, he lectures at studios, schools and festivals internationally. You can follow him on Twitter
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• My writing about Stan VanDerBeek is cited in Tom Sito's new book Moving Innovation: A History of Computer Animation (MIT Press, 2013).
• My research is cited in two separate essays that appear in the recently published anthology Funny Pictures: Animation and Comedy in Studio-Era Hollywood (University of California Press, 2011) edited by Daniel Goldmark and Charlie Keil. The essays are written by Henry Jenkins and Linda Simensky.