disneyana fan club

Disneyana Show and Sale in Garden Grove this Sunday

The Disneyana Fan Club is holding a show and sale this Sunday. Vendors, artists, and Disneyana collectors set up tables with some amazing finds for Disney fans. If you love Disney, Disney theme parks, or Disney collectibles, you will find a lot to enjoy at… Read More »Disneyana Show and Sale in Garden Grove this Sunday

Two Disney Talks from Disney Historian Dave Bossert

The Walt Disney Company has come a long way in the last 96 years. It started as a little storefront studio in Hollywood where Walt Disney and his brother Roy brought in a few artists to start making animated shorts and commercial movies. Since then… Read More »Two Disney Talks from Disney Historian Dave Bossert

What you missed at latest Disneyana Fan Club’s show and sale

Mel and I’s annual passes were unfortunately blocked on the 19th, but just down the street from Disneyland that day was the Disneyana Fan Club’s Collectible Show and Sale! If you’ve never been to a show and sale you’re missing out. There are a room… Read More »What you missed at latest Disneyana Fan Club’s show and sale

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No D23 Expo? Try the Disneyana Fan Club Convention

Did you have a great time at last year’s D23 Expo, you’ll have to wait at least another year for that to return. But you do have the opportunity to enjoy a Disney Fan convention with many years of history putting on a great show every July. The Disneyana Fan Club (formerly known as NFFC) has arranged another wonderful convention for Disney fans everywhere.

From July 13th – July 18th at the Crown Plaza Resort just down the street from Disneyland in Garden Grove you can enjoy four days of seminars, the chance to meet those who make the magic for Disney, and the Saturday Show and Sale where you can pick up just about any piece of Disneyana you’ve been looking for your collection.

Some of this year’s presenters will include, legendary Disney cartoonist Floyd Norman, Willie Ito, whose career in Disney animation harkens back to the famous Lady and the Tramp spaghetti scene, the McKim family, noted Disney blogger Jim Hill, themed entertainment industry leader Gary Goddard, Imagineers Kim Irvine, and Tony Baxter, and the amazing and truly unforgettable June Foray.

Complete event details from the Disneyana Fan Club below the cut:

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Leonard Maltin Named First Disneyana Fan Club Heritage Award Honoree

Well, the name change may not yet be official, but that hasn’t stopped the Disneyana Fan Club, aka NFFC, from moving forward. A new award honoring individuals outside the Walt Disney Company who have made significant contributions to promoting awareness of, as well as the preservation of, Disney history, will be awarded from the first time in January.

The first recipient of the NFFC—Disneyana Fan Club Heritage Award is Leonard Maltin. In addition to his internationally best selling series of books, Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide, Mr. Maltin’s other works include, Of Mice and Magic: A History of American Animated Cartoons and The Disney Films. Additionally, he wrote the television special, Fantasia: The Creation of a Disney Classic.

Mr. Maltin is also active in the home entertainment field hosting and producing, among other titles, the popular series of Walt Disney Treasures DVDs.

More about the luncheon and Maltin’s contributions below the jump. But don’t forget the December 10-13 Holiday Show and Sale in Orlando in the meantime. Learn more at NFFC.org.

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NFFC to become Disneyana Fan Club

The largest unofficial Disney fan club in the US has voted to change its name from “NFFC The Club for Disneyana Enthusiasts” to the “Disneyana Fan Club”. While there was some passionate debate about the name change among the groups membership, the final vote was… Read More »NFFC to become Disneyana Fan Club

NFFC Fall Convention moved to December

First, congratulations on NFFC on their new name. As indicated in the press release below, they are in the process of changing to ‘Disneyana Fan Club’ with the full approval of The Walt Disney Company. I think that says something about the way NFFC has been run the last few years and how it’s the best club out there for Disneyana collectors and fans.

The biggest recent news is that the usual fall Orlando convention has been downsized and moved from early October to December 12th, 2009. The event takes place on WDW Property at the Regal Sun Resort which features easy access via WDW Transportation.

With this move NFFC/Disneyana Fan Club moves into the time slot formerly held by the popular Mega Mouse Meet that was part of MouseFest. Mousefest is on hiatus during 2009, but this should give those who are coming to Florida anyway the chance to enjoy some of the same spirit.

Please see the full press release below the cut:

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