D23 Members Invited to Mickey’s of Glendale for “Friends and Family” Trading Day!


On Saturday, August 21, D23 Members are invited to visit Walt Disney Imagineering's employee store and meet Imagineering and Disney Legend Marty Sklar!Date: Saturday, August 21 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. What: D23 Members and their guests are invited to meet Marty Sklar and enjoy pin and Vinylmation trading, music and fun on a special Saturday shopping day at Walt Disney Imagineering's exclusive employee store, Mickey's of Glendale. (Due to the proprietary nature of our work, no … [Read more...]

Preview the Cover of Disney twenty-three’s Fall Issue


In the fall issue of Disney twenty-three, Editor in Chief Carmen Capone travels to Walt Disney Feature Animation to go behind the scenes of the making of Tangled, Disney's upcoming fairy-tale adventure. You'll meet Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi, two of the film's voice talents, and Glen Keane, one of Disney's most astonishing animators. You'll also discover the enchanting storyline behind this eagerly awaited film, which tells the story of a young girl named Rapunzel and the handsome rogue … [Read more...]

Themed Entertainment Association SATE conference 9/30-10/01 in Orlando Florida


The annual SATE Conference held Sept 30-Oct 1 by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) will be a meaningful and energizing gathering as our industry continues into economic recovery," says TEA president Steve Thorburn of Thorburn Associates. "We will gather at Universal Orlando resort to discuss and explore new high-profile guest experiences with top creators at theme parks and museums including Universal Studios (Harry Potter), the new Fort Worth Museum of Science & History The … [Read more...]

New Magical Experiences Aboard the Disney Dream Cruise Ship


When the Disney Dream enters service in 2011, it will offer amazing new experiences for our guests. Our friends at Walt Disney Imagineering are working on incredible and imaginative new features such as a restaurant that transports guests under the sea, artwork that magically comes to life, “virtual portholes” and a high-tech, interactive play floor for kids.Take a glimpse into the top secret labs of Walt Disney Imagineering to see a sneak peek of even more magic being created just for … [Read more...]

Inside Walt Disney Imagineering Video

Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company and its affiliates. Representing more than 140 disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects. … [Read more...]