Jennifer Lee and Pete Docter Named Chief Creative Officers of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios

By | 2018-06-19T15:39:54+00:00 June 19th, 2018|Categories: Disney, Entertainment, Pixar|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Company named new Chief Creative Officers to both the Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios. Jennifer Lee has been named the Chief Creative Officer for Walt Disney Animation Studios. Pete [...]

Disney VoluntEARS Program Marks 35 Years at Disneyland Resort

By | 2018-06-09T14:49:28+00:00 June 9th, 2018|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disneyland Resort, Parks, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , |

Celebration at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa Honors 2018 Disney VoluntEARS of the Year and 10 Million Hours of Volunteer Service Around the World ANAHEIM, Calif. June 8, 2018 – From building playgrounds to [...]

Disney Considering Giving John Lasseter a Limited Role in Potential Return

By | 2018-05-16T12:30:00+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Last November, citing missteps, John Lasseter stepped away from his responsibilities at The Walt Disney Company. At the time this was to be for a six-month leave of absence. As the six-month period wraps-up, speculation [...]

125,000 Disney Employees to Receive $1,000 Cash Bonus and Company Launches New $50 Million Higher Education Program

By | 2018-01-23T15:12:07+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Robert A. Iger, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, today announced, more than 125,000 eligible employees will receive a one-time $1,000 cash bonus. The Company will also make an initial investment of [...]

Minnie Mouse Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

By | 2018-01-22T18:53:54+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Minnie Mouse has received her star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In a ceremony that included Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger and Katy Perry, Minnie Mouse was recognized by Iger as “a true legend, [...]

Disney Adds Two New People to Board of Directors

By | 2017-12-11T09:41:40+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Disney board has nominated two new people to join its ranks. Oracle CEO Safra Catz and Francis deSouza, president and CEO of biotechnology firm Illumina Inc. will be joining the board on February 1st. Catz said in [...]

Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek in Contention to Succeed Bob Iger as Walt Disney Company CEO

By | 2017-11-27T09:53:59+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Disney, Disneyland Paris, Disneyland Resort, Entertainment, Hong Kong Disneyland, Knott's Berry Farm, Parks, Shanghai Disney Resort, Tokyo Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , |

In 2019 Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger is set to step down. Recently Iger confirmed his intention to retire. This has left both the business and Disney communities speculating about who is replacement would be. [...]

The Walt Disney Company and KTRK-TV Houston Commit to $1 Million for Hurricane Harvey Relief

By | 2017-08-29T18:33:11+00:00 August 29th, 2017|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Company and its owned ABC television station KTRK in Houston today jointly announced a $1 million cash commitment to the American Red Cross in support of recovery efforts for communities affected by [...]

George Lucas, Bob Iger, and Kathleen Kennedy React to News of Carrie Fisher’s Death

By | 2016-12-27T13:22:07+00:00 December 27th, 2016|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Lucasfilm, Star Wars|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The passing of Carrie Fisher, Princess Leia herself, is being felt around the world. The current and former leaders of Lucasfilm and also the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company also joined [...]