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[25 Sep 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Lends Support to 2014 World Maker Faire New York

Disney recently teamed with the World Maker Faire and the New York Hall of Science to support the World Maker Faire New York.
More than 75,000 kids and families had a chance to experience the festival that works to inspired the inventors of tomorrow.
Disney sponsored a tent at World Maker Faire New York and kids had a chance to see the star of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Big Hero 6, Baymax. Visitors could also use 3D printers to created mini versions of Baymay.
At the Disney tent visitors also had a chance …

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[4 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney Launches Stackable ‘Tsum Tsum’ Toys Along with Puzzle App for Mobile Devices

The ‘Tsum Tsum’ toys have arrived.
Disney recently introduced more than 30 of the stackable plush toys at Disney Stores nationwide and at Disney Parks.
The Tsum Tsums hail from Japan and the Disney line features various sizes of stackable plush toys including Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Minnie Mouse, and Buzz Lightyear.
In addition to the stackable plush toys Disney has also launched the LINE: Disney Tsum Tsum puzzle app.
The app is available for iOS and Android platforms and in the game players try to pop as many of the Disney Tsum …

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[12 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Tickets on Sale for the 10th Annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney

Tickets are now on sale for the 10th annual MEAC/SWAC Challenge Presented by Disney.
This Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) football matchup is scheduled to be played at the University of Central Florida (UCF) on Sunday, August 31.
The game features the North Carolina A&T Aggies of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) and the Alabama A&M Bulldogs of the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). Tickets can be purchased at www.meacswacchallenge.com or by calling 800-745-3000.
The MEAC/SWAC Challenge will also be broadcast on ESPN during the opening weekend of college football. The game is …

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[17 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Company Named World’s Most Reputable Company by Reputation Institute

Recently, The Walt Disney Company was named the world’s most reputable company based on results of a worldwide consumer survey.
The survey was conducted by a private consulting firm, Reputation Institute. Disney shares the number one spot with Google, with each company scoring a 77.3 in the survey.
The online survey interviewed more than 55,000 consumers across 15 countries around the world including India, China, Russia, Brazil, France, Australia, and Spain. The consumers were asked to determine a company’s trust, admiration, feeling, and overall reputation.
For a company to be considered for the …

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[1 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney’s ‘Frozen’ is the Highest Grossing Animated Film in History

Disney’s monster animated hit, the Academy Award-winning Frozen has just broken yet another box office record becoming the highest grossing animated film ever.
The film opened in its last market – Japan – at the end of March and the box office receipts for the film now total $1.072 billion.
This total trumps Disney/Pixar’s Toy Story 3’s box office earnings of $1.063 billion in 2010.
Frozen has become the top Disney or Pixar release in 27 overseas territories, and has grossed $50.5 million in Japan since it opened at the end of March.
The …

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[11 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Disney, Marvel, and Oral-B Collaborate on New Disney Magic Timer App by Oral-B

Getting kids to brush their teeth for the recommended amount of time is often a daily challenge for parents. But now, there’s an app for that.
Oral-B has teamed up with Disney and Marvel to create the Disney Magic Timer App by Oral-B that will help kids increase their brushing time.
Dentists recommend brushing for at least two minutes, but most kids don’t spend more than one minute brushing their teeth. The Disney Magic Timer App is designed to help parents extend the brushing time for their kids.
The app encourages kids to …

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[9 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Walt Disney Studios Teams with The Black List to Find Undiscovered Writers

The Walt Disney Studios has teamed up with The Black List in a collaboration to find undiscovered writers for the Studio’s Feature Writers Program.
The Black List began as an annual survey of the best unproduced screenplays in Hollywood, and is now a comprehensive online script collection. The goal of The Black List is to connect aspiring writers and producers to create films.
For the collaboration with Disney, The Black List is collecting submissions for the next two months and will compile a list of potential writers to recommend to Disney. No …

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[8 Mar 2014 | No Comment | ]
Marvel Creates Special Edition ‘Iron Man’ Comic Book for Hospital Care Packages

Marvel Custom Solutions creative team has created a special edition comic book for some very special kids.
The comic book – starring Iron Man and his foe Fin Fang Foom – was developed in conjunction with Child Life Council and will be given out in hospital care packages around the world. The care packages will also include Disney toys, DVDs, books, and Club Penguin memberships.
The custom comic book was created to inspire young patients and other children as they work to overcome health problems and other issues.
Only 250,000 copies of the …

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[17 Feb 2014 | No Comment | ]
‘Frozen’ Named Best Animated Featured at 41st Annual Annie Awards

Disney’s animated blockbuster Frozen was named Best Animated Feature at this month’s 41st Annual Annie Awards.
The Annie Awards are considered a good predictor for which film will win the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature.
The awards honor excellence and individual achievement in 30 categories related to animated film including best feature, production, design, character animation, effects animation, writing, music, storyboarding, editing, and voice acting.
In all, Disney and Pixar took home 16 awards at the Annie Awards including Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated Feature Production (Frozen); Outstanding Achievement, Music in …

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[26 Dec 2013 | No Comment | ]
Twitter Chairman Jack Dorsey Elected to Board of Directors for The Walt Disney Company

The Board of Directors of The Walt Disney Company have elected Jack Dorsey, chairman of Twitter and CEO of Square, Inc., as an independent director.
Dorsey co-founded Twitter and posted the world’s first tweet – “just setting up my twttr” – on March 21, 2006.
Twitter now has more than 230 million active users around the world who create nearly 500 million tweets every day. Dorsey was the president and chief executive officer of Twitter before becoming president in 2008.
“Jack Dorsey is a talented entrepreneur who has helped create groundbreaking new businesses …