Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party exclusive Disney photopass magic moments

The holidays at Walt Disney World are known for the extra dusting of magical theming that festoon the parks and resorts. It’s very photographic and Disney’s Photopass photographers are always there to assist you with a selfie or family portrait.…

Imagineering Research creates Augmented Reality digital character tool

Disney Imagineering’s research division is actively working with brilliant student groups around the world. It’s a big part of their recruitment program and occasionally creates something that could make its way into the parks or resorts in a few years.…

Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Disney’s Bambi at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

With Walt Disney’s animated classic “Bambi” celebrating its 75th anniversary this year (the US premiere was yesterday in 1942) we were wondering why there wasn’t some sort of theme park tie-in. The good news is that this weekend, August 25-27,…

NextGen Technology StoryMaker adds personalized farewell to “it’s a small world”

To me the real promise of the next-generation technology Walt Disney World reportedly spent northwards of $1.6 billion installing in its parks has always been to augment the guest experience with even more magic. Disney chose to start with a…