Tag Archives: Michael Eisner

A Birthday Wish for Disney’s Hollywood Studios 25th Anniversary

“The World you have entered was created by The Walt Disney Company and is dedicated to Hollywood–not a place on the map, but a state of mind that exists wherever people dream and wonder and imagine, a place where illusion … Continue reading

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Disney Taking Hands-off Approach with Frozen Fan Videos

Disney has a sort of love/hate relationship with their fans. They know that word of mouth has helped Frozen conquer the box office (an incredible $915 million worldwide so far) and that the best way to support their fans is … Continue reading

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Former Disney Animator Speaks Out Against Management

In 2006, Animator Chris Sanders was forced out of Walt Disney Animation Studios when John Lasseter removed him as director of the American Dog movie, which eventually became Bolt. Sanders had previously directed the beautiful and touching Lilo & Stitch … Continue reading

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Waking Sleeping Beauty DVD Review

Editor: Don’t forget to enter our giveaway contest for three Disney Documentary DVDs before December 13th. Every once in awhile, you see a Disney movie that is really special. Now, I’m not saying that every Disney movie doesn’t have a … Continue reading

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Can Eisner return to Excellence?

I’ve read a lot of business books in my time, but the one that sticks with me the most is Tom Peter’s revolutionary “In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s Best-Run Companies.” The lessons I learned therein have served me … Continue reading

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