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Tag: Marty Sklar

D23′s Destination D: Disneyland ’55 – Day 1

D23′s Destination D: Disneyland ’55 – Day 1

| September 28, 2010 | 3 Replies

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.   [...]

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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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DIS Unplugged Exclusive: Lunch With THE Imagineer Marty Sklar

DIS Unplugged Exclusive: Lunch With THE Imagineer Marty Sklar

| August 4, 2010 | 3 Replies

The DIS Unplugged Podcast is offering three special Adventures by Disney Backstage Magic trips to California in February, April, and July 2011.  As part of the adventure, guests will have the opportunity to meet Disney Imagineering Legend Marty Sklar who worked side-by-side with Walt Disney from the opening day of Disneyland until Disney’s passing in [...]

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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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Disney Legend to Legend: Marty Sklar Discusses Herb Ryman

Disney Legend to Legend: Marty Sklar Discusses Herb Ryman

| April 14, 2010 | 1 Reply

When I first met Disney Legend Marty Sklar, retired Executive Vice President and Ambassador for Walt Disney Imagineering, he sat down to discuss a small portion of his 54-year career working with and for Walt Disney.  Marty is now president of his own company, Marty Sklar Creative, Inc., and is one of the founders of [...]

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DIS Unplugged Disney World Podcast – Episode #303

DIS Unplugged Disney World Podcast – Episode #303

| April 7, 2010 | Reply

April 7, 2010 In this week’s show DIS Special Correspondent David Parfitt talks to Disney legend Marty Sklar about another Disney legend – Herb Ryman, and Ryman Arts. Kevin Klose give us his review of the Flying Fish Cafe at Disney’s Boardwalk.  All that plus this week’s Disney news and roundtable rapidfire. CLICK HERE for [...]

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A Special DIS-apalooza Weekend

A Special DIS-apalooza Weekend

| December 26, 2009 | 10 Replies

Greetings Everyone: I wanted to recap DIS-apalooza weekend, December 10-14, from the perspective of your special correspondent.  It was a special weekend indeed.  Get it?  Special weekend?  Special correspondent?  Oh gimme a break, I’ve been dealing with a cold since I returned from the weekend, and it’s the best I’ve got in my sinus pressure [...]

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