Get closer to Walt Disney’s NINE OLD MEN with 2017 D23 Member Gift
Feb15

Get closer to Walt Disney’s NINE OLD MEN with 2017 D23 Member Gift

By now, the 2017 D23 Member Gift is starting to find its way into the homes of D23 members and bringing with it a wealth of historic and nostalgic Disney touches. Themed this year to Walt Disney’s Nine Old Men, the collection is a special memento exclusively for D23 members who are Gold or Gold Family Membership level. After being completely impressed by last year’s offering, From the Desk of Walt Disney, we were excited...

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D23 invites you to EAT LIKE WALT
Feb10

D23 invites you to EAT LIKE WALT

D23 Members are invited to join the Marcy Smothers “Eat Like Walt” cooking demonstration at the upcoming Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival. As a special member perk tickets are available for reserved seating that will also include an exclusive meet and greet. During the demonstration, attendees will learn more about her brand-new upcoming book, Eat Like Walt. The book is a culinary tour of the park’s six lands....

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Disney Twenty-Three magazine spring issue to showcase the stunning new adaption of Beauty and the Beast
Feb03

Disney Twenty-Three magazine spring issue to showcase the stunning new adaption of Beauty and the Beast

The spring issue, exclusively for Gold Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, takes a look at the making of the upcoming live action remake of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! Transforming one of the most beloved animated films of all time into a live-action feature, complete with elaborate sets, extravagant costumes, vibrant musical numbers, and dazzling special effects, is no easy task. But that’s exactly what director Bill Condon has...

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Disney has Oswald’s original “Poor Papa” short restored for upcoming PINOCCHIO release
Jan16

Disney has Oswald’s original “Poor Papa” short restored for upcoming PINOCCHIO release

It was recently announced that  PINOCCHIO would be the newest announced feature to join the Walt Disney Signature Collection and some of the extras on the new release included the announcement of a carefully restored print of “Poor Papa” which is the first Oswald the Lucky Rabbit cartoon originally released in 1927. Restoration was done in 2015 by Lowry Digital (a division of PrimeFocus Technologies) who have been...

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D23 2017 membership gift includes recreated mementos of Walt’s “Nine Old Men”
Dec28

D23 2017 membership gift includes recreated mementos of Walt’s “Nine Old Men”

After creating a truly remarkable membership gift last year with items from the desk of Walt Disney, Disney D23 had a daunting task of matching the impressive scope for this year’s gift. They’ve done so this year with a similar approach simply called Walt Disney’s “Nine Old Men.” Les Clark, Marc Davis, Ollie Johnston, Milt Kahl, Ward Kimball, Eric Larson, John Lounsbery, Wolfgang Reitherman, and Frank Thomas earned their...

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D23 and Disney Parks and Resorts celebrate “Walt Week”
Dec15

D23 and Disney Parks and Resorts celebrate “Walt Week”

Today, December 15, marks the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney’s passing and, to mark the occasion, D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is honoring Walt with a series of features available to members at D23.com/WalkWithWalt, in its quarterly publication Disney twenty-three, and at Disney Parks around the world with “Walt Week: Celebrating a Legacy of Imagination, Creativity, and Innovation.” Also today, guests at Disneyland Resort,...

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#DisneyD23 announces upcoming events, details for 2017 D23 Expo
Nov24

#DisneyD23 announces upcoming events, details for 2017 D23 Expo

This past weekend, D23 members across the country got together at the Walt Disney Resort to celebrate DESTINATION D: AMAZING ADVENTURES.  While at the event, they were given a sneak peek at the some of the upcoming events coming in 2017 for D23 members and Disney fans. This upcoming year of course will be the ultimate fan event, the D23 EXPO happening July 14-16,2017 in Anaheim, CA. Below are some of the upcoming events we can look...

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D23 ‘Destination D’ adds James Cameron, Jon Landau, Bob Chapek, and Jared Bush to popular event
Aug15

D23 ‘Destination D’ adds James Cameron, Jon Landau, Bob Chapek, and Jared Bush to popular event

The popular fan event D23 DESTINATION D is returning again this year at Walt Disney World Resort’s Contemporary Hotel and D23 has just confirmed the addition of several new notables to the event including James Cameron, Jon Landau, Bob Chapek, and Jared Bush. RELATED POST ‘D23 Destination D: Amazing Adventures’ coming to Walt Disney World from Nov. 19 AVATAR creators James Cameron (writer, director, producer) and Jon Landau (producer)...

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‘Disney twenty-three’ magazine celebrates 25 years of Beauty and the Beast, plus Aulani, Fall TV, and more!
Aug03

‘Disney twenty-three’ magazine celebrates 25 years of Beauty and the Beast, plus Aulani, Fall TV, and more!

Disney twenty-three magazine will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the tale as old as time, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. Features include interviews with notables who worked on the project including Alan Menken, Paige O’Hara, Robby Benson, Angela Lansbury who tell great stories of what it was like creating the animated classic. The issue will also explore how the film has been successful in theme parks and on stage. There is also...

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Tickets on sale soon for D23 EXPO 2017, early-bird discounts plus VIP Sorcerer’s Packages available
Jul08

Tickets on sale soon for D23 EXPO 2017, early-bird discounts plus VIP Sorcerer’s Packages available

D23 EXPO 2017 is still more than a year away but Disney is getting ready to put tickets on sale and for early birds, the savings are their greatest. Plus, those looking for the luxe treatment can once again try to nab one of the VIP Sorcerer Packages available. RELATED POST D23 EXPO 2017 confirms dates, returning favorites and more Discounted Tickets Available From July 14–December 31, 2016 Member Price: Tickets are $57 for a one-day...

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