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D23 Expo – Watch Day One Highlights

Highlights from day one of the D23 Expo the official Disney Fan Club’s big convention. Included in the video is a welcome from Disney Chair and CEO Bob Iger, Pixar animation’s John Lasseter, the voice cast of Disney’s Frozen, Phineas … Continue reading

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Disney Chair & CEO Bob Iger Talks Strategic Direction and Culture While in China

Disney has been building its China strategy for over 15 years now. It started with Hong Kong Disneyland, includes some unique film partnerships, Disney English schools, and soon Disneyland Shanghai. Current Chair and CEO Bob Iger has been right there … Continue reading

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How the Walt Disney Company Solved The “Boy Problem”

The most crucial difference between Michael Eisner and his successor at Disney, Bob Iger turns out to be a belief in building around franchises. The buzzword from Eisner was always synergy, code word for cooperation between divisions. Iger came from … Continue reading

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Layoffs Expected at Disney

At the Mouse House world headquarters in Burbank, rumors have been ciruclating of coming layoffs and now the shoe appears to have dropped. Chief Executive mouse Bob Iger ordered an audit of the company and found it a bit puffy … Continue reading

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How Disney Bought Lucasfilm and The Mouse’s Plans for Star Wars

A fantastic telling of the courtship between Disney and Lucasfilm over on Bloomberg: … At first Lucas wouldn’t even turn over his rough sketches of the next three Star Wars films. When Disney executives asked to see them, he assured … Continue reading

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