Are you ready Disney fans? The company is about to go through a huge growth spurt. The pending acquisition of 21st Century Fox means a lot of new characters and stories for The Walt Disney Company to leverage, and an entire studio of support personnel… Read More »Disney reveals structure of its media networks post acquisition of 21st Century Fox
Beyond locating its headquarters there since 1940, The Walt Disney Company has deep ties to Burbank and surrounding cities. In 1995, the Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley began in an old firehouse just up the road from The Walt Disney… Read More »Disney donates big to Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley
Big news out of Burbank today, Forbes has released a list of the world’s best regarded companies for 2017 and The Walt Disney Company is atop the list. That moves Disney up four spots from the 2017 ranking, the first year that the rankings were… Read More »The Walt Disney Company is world’s best regarded company, says Forbes
Star Wars, Marvel, and many titles from the Disney vault to be featured The potential shape of Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service is beginning to come into focus. The service, which is scheduled to debut in 2019, will feature new programming, access to Disney’s library of… Read More »Disney’s streaming service starts to develop its content catalog
A few weeks ago The Walt Disney Company held its year’y shareholders meeting in Texas. It was mostly a meh meeting notable for Disney theme park cast members talking about how much they loved their jobs while outdoors other Disney theme park cast members protested… Read More »The Walt Disney Company announces internal reorganization, effective immediately
Most hourly and salary employees at The Walt Disney Company will find a little extra cheese in their paychecks this year. The company is making two $500 bonus payments to its 125,000 employees. Additionally, Disney will launch a new higher education tuition assistance program for… Read More »Disney offers 125,000 employees $1000 bonus and more tuition assistance.
The talks between the Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox for the mouse to acquire many of the fox’s assets are nearing final stages. Variety reports that both sides are working with bankers to arrange what could be a $74 Billion deal. That’s ten… Read More »Disney and Fox in final stages of mega-deal
One of the Walt Disney Company’s creative forces, John Lasseter has announced he will be taking a leave of absence after acknowledging what he calls “difficult” conversations and “missteps” in his role overseeing animation at Disney. In addition to helping found Pixar Animation Studios and… Read More »John Lasseter taking leave of absence after accusations of sexual harassment