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Tour of Digital Projection Model for Disney Springs Transformation of Downtown Disney

We now know why Walt Disney Imagineering rushed Imagineer Kathy Magnum out east as soon as she returned from her much deserved vacation following opening Cars Land at Disney California Adventure. She has been placed in charge of the Disney … Continue reading

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Fixing the Disneyland Frontierland Train Station Telegraph Message

I lived in Southern California for 11 years visiting Disneyland frequently. I knew that the train station in Frontierland had a telegraph version of Walt Disney’s words used to dedicate the park. I also knew that it was not morse … Continue reading

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Why Test Track is an important attraction, an interview with Imagineer and EPCOT VP

Erin Youngs, Vice President of EPCOT, and Melissa Jeselnick, Walt Disney Imagineering, sat down with The Disney Blog at a roundtable interview to discuss the newly opened Test Track. We discussed the relationship between GM and Disney, the trillions of … Continue reading

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Imagineer Chris Beatty on Creative Process Behind New Fantasyland

As part of the New Fantasyland grand opening event, I had the opportunity to interview Imagineer Chris Beatty who was creative director for the expansion. During the roundtable discussion Beatty explained the process of designing a new attraction with a … Continue reading

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Avatar On Track for Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Three years ago today Avatar debuted on the big screen and changed the way cinema was experienced forever. It might take 3 more years before it opens, but we did get confirmation that a project that would build Avatar’s Pandora … Continue reading

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