An Interview With Disney Imagineering Legend Marty Sklar Not too long ago I received an e-mail from Marty Sklar, retired Executive Vice President and Ambassador for Walt Disney Imagineering. We had previously talked about doing another interview to hear more of his thoughts and perspective from working for 50+ years at the Walt Disney Company. [...]
Submitted by our New York City DIS Correspondent Photos: Steven Klein When the New York City Fifth Avenue World of Disney Store closed its doors in December of 2009, many people thought their fix was over. Well, eleven months later, the Magic is Back! On Sunday, November 7, D23 held a sneak preview of [...]
It was bright, early, and hot at the Disneyland Resort on Sunday, September 26 as approximately 2,000 participants gathered for the D23′s inaugural Great Disney Scavenger Hunt. I had never done anything like this before, but am a huge Disney fan and love competitions. Here is my experience of D23′s Great Disney Scavenger Hunt.
Recently, D23 held its first Destination D focusing on 55 years of Disneyland. Destination D, which was held at the Grand Ballroom of the Disneyland Hotel, will alternate each year with the hugely successful D23 Expo and will focus on a new topic each time. Plans are already in the works for an East Coast Destination D event focusing on 40 years [...]
On September 24th and 25th, 2010, Disney’s official fan club, D23, celebrated the history of the original Disney theme park with an event in Anaheim called Destination D: Disneyland ’55. Disneyland Correspondent Tom Bell was on hand to cover the event, and said one of the highlights of the first day was a concert called [...]
This weekend D23 held its first Destination D focusing on 55 years of Disneyland. Destination D will alternate each year with the hugely successful D23 Expo and will focus on a new topic each time. Plans are already in the works for an East Coast Destination D event focusing on 40 years of Walt Disney World to be held next spring in Orlando. [...]
Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Steven Clark, the Head of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club. He discussed the origins of D23, gave me some insight about this month’s events and talked about the future of D23. Read on for some highlights from the interview or scroll to the bottom for audio of the [...]