Following the Grand Re-opening of Disney California Adventure, The DIS, along with other members of the online media, was able to sit down with some of the creative teams that made it happen. With several conversations going on in the room at once, the audio is not “podcast worthy”, but I’ve been able to sit [...]
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June 13th was the star-studded premiere for Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. Enjoy the video of the Grand Opening Ceremonies and scroll down for some great photos from the exciting event!
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 [...]
On Valentine’s Day, The Walt Disney Company gave a sweet Valentine to not only D23 Members, but to every Disney Fan. To kick off the 2011 American International Toy Fair, Disney held a special Cars 2 event at New York City’s Chelsea Piers for D23 Members, the media, Cast Members, and members of the Toy [...]
Tony Baxter, the Senior Vice President of Creative Development for Walt Disney Imagineering and the Creative Executive for Disneyland, recently gave the keynote address at the Creative Problem Solving Institute titled “Designing for Disney: Patterns that Embolden Successful Innovation.” A fitting subject for someone who received the Lifetime Achievement Award from Themed Entertainment Association in [...]
As many of you know Pete Werner is in California this week on a working vacation. Interspersed among meetings he is getting some time to enjoy Disneyland California as well as socialize with random strangers (an aspect of the human condition that has eluded me personally). I guess being sociable can pay off as Pete [...]