Tag: Kevin Rafferty

Imagineers Kevin Rafferty and Kathy Mangum chat about Cars Land

Imagineers Kevin Rafferty and Kathy Mangum chat about Cars Land

| July 21, 2012 | Reply

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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Video: “The Imagineer” – Kevin Rafferty

Video: “The Imagineer” – Kevin Rafferty

| July 9, 2011 | Reply

Drea Cooper produced this touching video highlighting the personal journey of Walt Disney Imagineer Kevin Rafferty.  If you are a fan of the Disney Parks, but have not heard Kevin Rafferty’s name – trust me, you know his work.  He was writer and director for the award-winning Toy Story Mania attraction, and is currently working [...]

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Marty Sklar Talks Imagineering and the Passing of “Buzz” Price

Marty Sklar Talks Imagineering and the Passing of “Buzz” Price

| November 23, 2010 | 4 Replies

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.  [...]

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Book Review: Melody Malmberg’s Look At Walt Disney Imagineering

Book Review: Melody Malmberg’s Look At Walt Disney Imagineering

| August 31, 2010 | 4 Replies

In May 2010, Disney Editions released a new book titled “Walt Disney Imagineering: A Behind the Dreams Look at Making More Magic Real” written by Melody Malmberg with a lot of help from the Imagineers.  This is a sequel to the book published almost 15 years ago with the similar title “Walt Disney Imagineering: A [...]

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D23 Announces Scavenger Hunt and Destination D Schedule

D23 Announces Scavenger Hunt and Destination D Schedule

| July 7, 2010 | 2 Replies

Disney’s official fan community, D23, will hold its fall event at the Disneyland Resort September 24-25th in Anaheim, CA.  Instead of the full scale D23 Expo held in September 2009, a slimmed down “Destination D” event will be offered to highlight the history of the 55th Anniversary of the original Disney theme park.  To cap [...]

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Interview with Toy Story Mania’s Award Winning Creative Team

Interview with Toy Story Mania’s Award Winning Creative Team

| December 4, 2009 | 8 Replies

It was recently announced that Disney’s Toy Story Mania! received the amusement park industry’s top international award for an attraction.  Toy Story Mania! won the THEA Award for Outstanding Achievement – an international award given to a new amusement park ride.  Toy Story Mania! is a favorite attraction for our DIS Unplugged listeners for a [...]

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