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D23 Expo Meet and Greets Announced with Disney Filmmakers, Artists, and Stars

1 August 2011 No Comment

In addition to today’s earlier announcement about special ABC screenings at the event, more news has come out today about the meet and greet opportunities at this year’s D23 Expo. A number of official signings have now been added to the already jam-packed schedule. Over the three days of the Expo, guests will have the opportunity to meet such stars as Melissa and Joey stars Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence, filmmakers such as The Boys filmmakers Gregg and Jeff Sherman, Disney Legend Dave Smith, and more. Unless otherwise noted, these meetings will be taking place at the Expo’s official Welcome Center.

The schedule of meet and greets for the Expo is below (subject to change):

Friday, Aug. 19

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Dream Store miniaturist and sculptor Robert Olszewski

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. – Precious Moments Doll artist Linda Rick

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – Graphic designer Thomas Scott and artist Alex Maher

2:00-2:30 p.m. – Warren Spector Meet and Greet (Disney Interactive Pavilion)

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Authors Ridley Pearson and Dave Berry

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Filmmaker and author Don Hahn

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. – Walt Disney Archives founder and Disney Legend Dave Smith

6:45 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. – Men and women who provide voices for the Disney parks (Stage 28)

Saturday, Aug. 20

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Disney artist Mike Clitherow

11:40 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. – ABC Family’s Melissa Joan Hart and Joey Lawrence

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Filmmakers Gregg and Jeff Sherman

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m – D23 Expo Dream Store artist Noah

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Filmmakers Ted Thomas and Kuniko Okubo

4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. – Disney artist Larry Nikolai

Sunday, Aug. 21

10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Disney artist Mike Clitherow

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. – Graphic designer Thomas Scott and artist Alex Maher

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Precious Moments doll artist Linda Rick

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Dream Store miniaturist and sculptor Robert Olszewski

In addition to these signings, another event that has recently been scheduled is a presentation on the History of the Disneyland Hotel. Scheduled for 9:30 AM on Friday, August 19, the event promises the opportunity to “See vintage film footage, featuring Walt, the Mouseketeers, Annette Funicello, and more.”

The D23 Expo will take place August 19-21, 2011 at the Anaheim Convention Center. To purchase tickets, visit the event’s official website.


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