Tag Archives: The Walt Disney Company

Happy Birthday Walt!

Walt Disney would have been 110 years old today. The man was a lot more complicated than the ‘Uncle Walt’ character he created for public consumption. Here are a few books I recommend if you’re looking to gain more insight … Continue reading

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The Thea Awards announced by TEA

The 18th Annual Thea Awards Recipients were anounced by TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) today. The annual awards for the themed entertainment industry celebrate excellence in storytelling that supports the creation of compelling places and guest experiences. As you might expect … Continue reading

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Who Will Replace Jobs on Disney Board?

It’s a question that regrettably must be asked. For five years prior to his death, Steve Jobs served as Pixar’s voice on the Walt Disney Company board of directors and provided valuable insight (must read) in other areas as well. … Continue reading

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Bob Iger will depart as Disney CEO in 2015

In an announcement that seems a bit out of the blue, CEO of The Walt Disney Company Bob Iger announced he will step down from that role in 2015 and leave the company entirely in 2016. At that point Iger … Continue reading

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Bob Iger says Disney Interested in Acquiring More Characters

Some diehard Disney fans would have you believe that back in the day, Disney used to create their own characters. Whether live action or animation, the early franchises were all created out of the minds of Walt Disney and his … Continue reading

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