Category Archives: Disney

Disney Legends 2013

At the previous D23 Expo in 2011, the Disney Legends ceremony was the kick-off event for Day 1; it was a fantastic session that set the bar for everything that followed.   The inductees in 2011 including the singing voices of … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Silent Auction

I attend the D23 Expos for the presentations and panels, but for many, it’s all about the shopping.   The Dream Store, Disney Store, and Mickey’s of Glendale are some of the top shopping destinations, and it’s not unusual for there … Continue reading

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A Walk in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps

During the D23 Expo, I made many new friends, and there was a lot of sharing of what we were doing around the parks before and after the Expo.     One thing that was mentioned more than once was the Walk … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: To Infinity and Beyond (Disney Interactive)

I’m only a casual gamer, but even as someone who doesn’t follow gaming that closely, it was impossible to miss hearing about Disney Infinity prior to the Expo this year.    But even having heard about it multiple times, I still … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives

One of the highlights of any D23 Expo is the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives.   D23 curates an exhibition of interesting items (props, costumes, etc.) from the archives and takes over a large area on the second floor of … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Live Action (Part 2: Disney Nature, Disney Studios)

(Part I of the Studios live-action presentation recap is here). Disney Nature The next Disney Nature film will be released on Earth Day 2014, and is titled Bears.   We saw the trailer, being shown for the first time anywhere, which … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Live Action (Part I, LucasFilm & Marvel)

The second day of the D23 Expo was again led off by a presentation of upcoming studio releases.   While Friday’s day one presentation was focused on animation, the Saturday presentation was about live action films.   Again, the presentation was segmented … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Art & Animation (Part 3: Disney Animation)

Part 1 of the Art & Animation presentation (Pixar) is here. Part 2 of the Art & Animation presentation (Disneytoon Studios) is here. The final segment of the Animation presentation covered upcoming releases from Disney Animation Studios. Before beginning the … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Art & Imagination (Part 2: Disneytoon Studios)

continuing the coverage of Disney’s upcoming animated features started in this post Disneytoon Studios is the producer of mostly direct-to-video releases, usually sequels.   We were given a brief update of their upcoming animated features. Disneytoon has been doing a series … Continue reading

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D23 Expo 2013: Art and Imagination (Part I: Pixar)

The 2013 D23 Expo kicked off with a presentation of upcoming animated feature releases from the various Disney studios. We were welcomed by Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of the Walt Disney Company.   (Bob was here live this year; two … Continue reading

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