If you've ever met a human who works as a Walt Disney World character performer, you probably know that their trade secrets are, well, pretty secret — they're not allowed to disclose their occupation while on park grounds, on socialShow More Summary
Disney fans always go crazy for a peek behind the curtain, and Disney theme parks are notoriously secretive. Luckily for us, a former cast member at Walt Disney World held an AMA on Reddit and shared his personal experiences on the job. Show More Summary
Walt Disney shows Disneyland plans to Orange County officials, Dec. 1954. The Profiles in History sale will also offer animation cells and props from Disney’s greatest hits… Viju Mathew
The Agricultural Retailers Association (ARA) Conference had a magical closing statement to end this year’s sessions with Lee Cockerell, retired Executive Vice President of Walt Disney World giving a closing address titled “You Can create...Show More Summary
Walt Disney has been the gold standard in animation for the last 80 years or so, the yardstick by which all other cartoons are judged. It was the studio’s Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs that made feature-length animated movies viable back in 1937, and Disney has released over 50 more full-length animated features since then. Show More Summary
Walt Disney?s Last Will and Testament, plus his signed document marking the genesis of the Disney Empire/brand; How the Grinch Stole Christmas production artwork (perfectly timed to the 50th anniversary of the animated TV special!) and...Show More Summary
In much of the world, copyright ends 50 years after the creator's death, in some of the rest of the world, it ends 70 years after the creator's death; in the USA, things have stopped going into the public domain until 2019 (unless America decides to retroactively extend copyright...again!). (more…)
BURBANK, Calif., Nov. 21, 2016 — This weekend at D23’s Destination D: Amazing Adventures event at Walt Disney World Resort, Tyler Slater and Nicole Nalty announced the addition of Disney’s triumphant animated classic Pinocchio to the celebrated Walt Disney Signature Collection and gave members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club the first look at the […]
Due to next week’s premiere of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, the coinciding Star Wars promo has officially been kicked into high gear. Even Walt Disney World is feeling the craze, as they have transformed the famed Spaceship Earth at Epcot into the Death Star. The transformation at Epcot comes complete with a functioning […]
Disney parks might be the happiest places on Earth, but maybe this colorful Palm Springs pad is more your speed. Walt Disney and his wife Lillian built this home in 1962, and it's where they spent their twilight years. READ MORE »
Now that Disney owns Lucasfilm and everything Star Wars, the company’s theme parks are slowly becoming giant advertisements for the upcoming films. Which is totally cool with us if it means awesome publicity stunts like turning Epcot’s giant spherical Spaceship Earth into the Death Star—complete with a working… Read more...
Every Fall since 1995, Walt Disney World has been home to the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival.
A galaxy of new Star Wars experiences is coming to Disney's Hollywood Studios beginning mid-December. The announcement – made today at Walt Disney World Resort – noted that some of the coming-soon additions are inspired by Rogue One: A Star Wars Story that opens in theaters worldwide on Dec. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Walt Disney World transformed Epcot's Spaceship Earth into the Death Star this evening. It was a one-shot (sorry, couldn't resist) effort for a promotional event, but Disney did announce some Star Wars-related news that will be meaningful to regular Walt Disney World Resort visitors. Show More Summary
Marvel movies and animated hits like Finding Dory and Moana helped Walt Disney Studios to set both company and industry records in 2016. The post Disney Sets Two Major Box Office Records in 2016 appeared first on CBR.com.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will play in more than 50 Dolby Cinemas worldwide when it opens on December 16th. The announcement – by Dolby Laboratories, Inc. and The Walt Disney Studios, was mad this morning. Details on what, exactly, that means, follow the break. Show More Summary
By Robert Niles: Today marks the 115th anniversary of Walt Disney's birth. The man who created the modern theme park industry was born December 5, 1901 on the northwest side of Chicago. The fourth of five children, Walt founded the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio with his older brother Roy in 1923. Show More Summary
Walt Disney is undoubtedly one of the most notable creative geniuses of our time. An entrepreneur, animator, and film producer, Walt won 26 Academy Awards, three Golden Globes, and one Emmy in his 65 years of life. His passion and imagination never ceased, proving that there's no such thing as dreaming too big. Show More Summary
If this year has looked like it's been a big one for Walt Disney Studios, it has. In fact, it's been one for the record books. And when you consider the fact that the studio has one more major release this year, they're not done yet...
When Ryan Dunlap took his 1-year-old daughter Poppy on her first ride at Walt Disney World, the experience seemed to go off without a hitch. “I thought she was doing great!” he told The Huffington Post. But after seeing Poppy’s faceShow More Summary