Post by Chris Heinrichs Let me preface this by letting everyone know that I’ve had a love affair with the dead for many years now (not as creepy as it sounds). I didn’t visit Walt Disney World for the first time until I was an adult for the 25th Anniversary celebration. Back in those days [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
John Magi and Kevin Klose of the DIS Unplugged and Dreams Unlimited Travel had an exclusive tour of Disney’s newest Disney Vacation Club property in the Ko Olina resort area of Oahu, Hawaii. During the tour they had a one on one interview with Walt Disney Imagineer Jeanette Lomboy, Senior Show Producer for Disney’s Aulani Resort & Spa. [...]
The grand opening of Aulani, the newest Disney Vacation Club property in Hawaii, is rapidly approaching. Major construction has completed, and workers are finishing up interior details. Disney released the video below explaining some of the storytelling that will occur nightly around a beachside firepit.
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. [...]