Tag: Toy Story Mania

The Toys Are Back! Best Picture Nomination for Toy Story 3

The Toys Are Back! Best Picture Nomination for Toy Story 3

| January 26, 2011 | 2 Replies

Disney combines great storytelling with theme park marketing to score 12 Oscar nominations Update February 28, 2011: 2 Oscar wins each for Toy Story 3 and Alice in Wonderland.  Continue after break for specifics. Original article from January 26, 2011: Nominations for the Academy Awards were released today, and films from the Walt Disney Studios secured 12 [...]

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The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman 12 Years Later

The Amazing Adventures of Spiderman 12 Years Later

| January 23, 2011 | 7 Replies

“How in the world did they do that?”  Those were the words I uttered when I walked off the Amazing Adventures of Spiderman attraction at Universal Studios Islands of Adventure in April of 1999.  I was so curious and excited I had to jump back into the standby line to experience this attraction again.  Never [...]

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Summer Touring Tips and Strategies in Orlando

Summer Touring Tips and Strategies in Orlando

| July 3, 2010 | 2 Replies

It’s summer in Orlando, and here’s a news flash; it’s hot and crowded in the theme parks!  Temperatures can easily climb into the 90s with a heat index into the 100s.  Crowd levels at the theme parks can build throughout the day.  For many theme park veterans this is not surprising, but for the first-time [...]

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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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Toy Story Midway Mania in Cast Member Previews

Toy Story Midway Mania in Cast Member Previews

| May 6, 2008 | 20 Replies

Whenever Disney develops a new ride, show or attraction there is always a lot of testing and reworking to make sure it is perfect for when guests arrive. One of the final phases of testing is called Cast Member Previews and, as the name suggests, Cast Members (aka Disney employees) will experience the attraction to [...]

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