Disney Twenty-Three Magazine will be helping to celebrate Disneyland's 60th Anniversary with the brand new summer edition of the magazine. Readers will be able to enjoy an inside look at the new parade, and enhancements coming to Disneyland for its Diamond Celebration.
Also, in this issue, Leonard Maltin gives a behind-the-scenes look at Disney’s three big summer movies featuring exclusive interviews with Tomorrowland director Brad Bird, Inside Out director Pete Docter, and Ant-Man director Peyton Reed. Each director offers Maltin a fascinating look at the creation of their three films.
To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of Disneyland, the Walt Disney Archives will be showcasing more than 300 pieces as part of the D23 Expo. WALT DISNEY ARCHIVES PRESENTS DISNEYLAND: THE EXHIBIT will be for the first time ever in Expo history on the Expo show floor.
The exhibit will include themed areas that honor the park’s history, attractions, parades, and entertainment over the past six decades, including the construction of Disneyland, Pirates of the Caribbean, Mickey Mouse Club at Disneyland, Club 33, and collectible merchandise, as well as the park’s iconic lands: Main Street, U.S.A., Fantasyland, Frontierland, New Orleans Square, Tomorrowland, and Critter Country/Bear Country. Each area will contain items from Disneyland’s past, including attraction vehicles, costumes, props, and even Audio-Animatronics figures.
The D23 Expo is August 14-16, 2015.
Excited to see Disney/Pixar's INSIDE OUT and incredibly sweet short LAVA before the rest of the world? Well D23 and Fathom Events are teaming together to bring a one night only event in select United States movie theaters on June 16th.
This one-night event will include a screening of the full-length feature Inside Out, plus the new Lava short, three days before the film’s official release on June 19. Audiences will also be treated to 15 minutes of exclusive behind-the-scenes footage from Pixar Animation Studios and a Q&A with director Pete Docter, producer Jonas Rivera, and the voice of Joy, Amy Poehler, live via satellite from their Australian tour.
The event goes on sale to the public on May 15th, but D23 members can purchase tickets starting May 12th.
Fans planning on attending the D23 Expo this year will have a busy Saturday! D23 has just announced their lineup for the bigger presentations that will take place in a new 7500 seat HALL D23 that will be located in Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Center.
Friday, August 14 will be the return of the Disney Legend's Ceremony, and later that day the Walt Disney Studios will do their presentation of new movies from Disney Animation and Pixar. On Saturday, Walt Disney Studios will do their massive presentation from Disney, Marvel, Lucasfilm. Also that same day wil be the Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Presentation hosted by parks chairman, Bob Chapek. Star Wars Land anyone?
Should be a jam packed D23 Expo!byPublished on 04-13-2015 07:00 AMCategories:
D23 is launching a new social media campaign that allows celebrates, fans, and Cast Members to share when their passion for Disney started. The WHEN DID IT START FOR YOU campaign shares stories and videos on the D23 website from people like Disney Legend Dave Smith, Disney Legend Floyd Norman, Lance Bass, and D23 members.byPublished on 04-07-2015 02:00 PMCategories:
D23 members have a special opportunity to visit The Walt Disney Studios lot on a working day and enjoy lunch with Disney Legend Dave Smith. Included in the afternoon will be an exclusive gift and time to shop in the Studio Store. Tickets $199 per person (plus $5 processing fee).
Experience begins at 10 a.m. and will end at approximately 1:30 p.m. Click here for more information.
D23 members in the Orlando area will have more to be happy about this year with the new fan-aimed events that will be coming to central Florida.
In addition Mickeys of Glendale shopping events, a small sampling of what's coming this year includes a Sip and Stroll event at Epcot's Food and Wine Festival plus two more intimate experiences for Sleeping Beauty and The Parent Trap which include screenings and special panel discussions.
- April 18: Waking Up with Sleeping Beauty—AMC Downtown Disney 24, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
- June 6: Let’s Get Together With The Parent Trap—AMC Downtown Disney 24, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
- June 6: Mickey’s of Glendale Orlando Shopping Event—Location TBA, Walt Disney World Resort
- October 3: Sip and Stroll—Epcot, Walt Disney World Resort, Fla.
- November 14: Mickey’s of Glendale Orlando Shopping Event—Location TBA, Walt Disney World Resort