D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has announced plans for its Fall 2012 event Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features. The two-day event will take place August 11th and 12th at the Grand Ballroom of the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim. Read on for some highlights.
On the final day of Disney’s D23 Expo, Walt Disney Imagineers Joe Lanzisero and Bob Zalk presented “Imagineering the Dream and the Fantasy: Designing for Disney Cruise Line.” They discussed how they used their background in animation and theme park design to create a 3D storytelling experience to captivate an audience for 3-7 days. One of the [...]
If you’re a big Disney fan, or Disney Nerd like me, I’m sure you’ve already heard most of the news that came out of the D23 Expo August 19-21 in Anaheim, CA. However, may you have wondered just how kid/family friendly the event was? Well, I’ve got you covered. I gave a FlipCam to two [...]
But don’t announce anything new. Of course, Disney Parks and Resorts had a significant presence at the 2011 D23 Expo. At the 2009 D23 Expo, Disney first announced the re-imagineering of Star Tours and an expansion of Walt Disney World’s Fantasyland. Therefore, expectations were high for the announcement of what’s to come for the Disney [...]
The D23 Expo kicked off on Friday, August 19th, and the first large arena presentation was the Disney Legends induction. Thousands of Disney fans watched as 12 luminaries received the honor of Disney Legend status, and the ceremony did not disappoint. We were serenaded by contemporary princesses belting it out on stage, and touched by [...]
“Hello, what have we here?” Actor Billy Dee Williams is best known for the iconic role of Lando Calrissian in the original Star Wars trilogy. Friday, August 19, he’s appearing at the Disney’s D23 Expo in conjunction with the debut of the newly re-imagined Star Tours – The Adventures Continue. However, before Williams portrayed the gambling scoundrel Lando [...]
In less than one month, the curtain will rise on the second D23 Expo – an official fan convention sponsored by the Walt Disney Company celebrating all things Disney - from theme parks, to films, music, books and television. August 19-21, the most fervent of Disney fans will descend upon the Anaheim Convention Center for a glimpse behind [...]