S.O.U.L. Fest to Feature Panel with Pixar’s Pete Docter and Other SOUL Filmmakers

By |2020-08-05T12:10:20-07:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

On Friday, August 14th, the filmmakers behind Disney-Pixar's Soul will be part of a panel discussion for S.O.U.L. Fest. It will be streamed live on the BFI YouTube Channel. Pete Docter, Kemp Powers, Dana Murray, [...]

Bonnie Erickson Shares Insights into Puppet Making and Jim Henson During WDFM’s Happily Ever After Hours

By |2020-06-05T19:37:51-07:00June 6th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Walt Disney Family Museum|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Family Museum has been offering a series of speaker sessions title "Happily Ever After Hours".  These panels come at a time when the museum is closed and are a unique way of [...]

Fabrizio Mancinelli, Composer of the Upcoming Mushka Film, Shares His Inspiration From and Thoughts on Disney

By |2020-04-24T19:01:08-07:00April 25th, 2020|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Walt Disney Family Museum|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Family Museum hosted a virtual panel of Happily Ever After Hours with composer and conductor Fabrizio Mancinelli.  He has been working on the upcoming film Mushka, which he collaborated with Richard Sherman [...]

Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Bob Chapek Reveals the Next Generation of Storytelling at Disney Parks at the D23 Expo

By |2019-08-26T00:07:22-07:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney Cruise Line, Disneyland Paris, Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, Parks, PRESS RELEASE, Shanghai Disney Resort, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxRMExQ1Wss&feature=youtu.be New details shared on the Avengers Campus coming to both California and Paris, the transformation of Epcot, the expansion of Disney Cruise Line, and uniquely Disney experiences beyond the parks ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 25, [...]

D23 Expo Offers a Magical and Memorable Tribute to Haunted Mansion for 50th Anniversary

By |2019-08-24T23:35:31-07:00August 25th, 2019|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=be7oXhAmhds On Saturday at the D23 Expo, a special panel celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Haunted Mansion. Hosted by Imagineer Kevin Lively, this panel celebrated what continues to make the Haunted Mansion great 50 [...]

Secrets of the Making of Marvel and Star Trek Films and Shows from Award Winning Creatives

By |2018-03-26T08:38:56-07:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Entertainment, Marvel, Star Trek|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Emily Coutts and Ariel Barer moderated a panel of several of the creative visionaries behind music, make-up and costumes for Marvel shows, movies, and Star Trek.  Emily Coutts stars on Star Trek: Discovery, and Ariel [...]

Effects Supervisors & Art Director From Marvel and Star Trek Films Share Insights into Creating the Blockbusters

By |2018-03-26T19:40:24-07:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Entertainment, Marvel, Star Trek|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

WonderCon has a wide variety of panels that highlight behind the scenes of comics and movies, and even when those are combined.  At the Sights and Sounds of Animation, CG, and VFX, panelists described work [...]

Star Trek: Discovery Visionaries Explains the Making of a Modern Trek

By |2018-03-25T21:20:20-07:00March 25th, 2018|Categories: Entertainment, Star Trek|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mary Chieffo, who played L’Rell, moderated the panel of visionaries who have shaped the new Star Trek series.  The Executive Producers, Gretchen Berg, and Aaron Harberts headed up the group.  Mario Moreira - property master, [...]

Disney Parks Get Upgraded – 2017 Top 5 Disney Stories – Number 1

By |2017-12-31T07:58:17-08:00December 31st, 2017|Categories: DAPs Magic Rankings, Guides|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxWAropRoPk For once the top story is not a Star Wars story, but a Disney parks story.  D23 Expo had a huge parks presentation on the future of parks, cruises, and more around the world. [...]

Star Wars Celebration 2017 – DAPsCast Episode 60

By |2017-04-27T09:41:36-07:00April 27th, 2017|Categories: DAPscast - by Disney Geeks for Disney Geeks, Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Murray and Mikey discuss the highlights of Star Wars Celebration 2017...while at Star Wars Celebration.  They recap the big announcements and what it's like to be at the convention.

Star Wars Celebration, Galactic Nights, Easter at the Parks – Sundays With DAPs Disneyland & Walt Disney World Updates

By |2017-05-01T08:48:23-07:00April 17th, 2017|Categories: DAPS VLOG, Disneyland Resort, Entertainment, Media, Parks, Star Wars, Walt Disney World Resort|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This has been a huge weekend for theme park updates.  Not only because it's Easter, but because of Star Wars Celebration. https://youtu.be/6SOLcy84SHs First, over in Walt Disney World, the various hotels and parks were celebrating [...]

The Force is Very Strong With Star Wars: The Last Jedi Panel at Star Wars Celebration Orlando 2017

By |2017-04-14T14:33:11-07:00April 14th, 2017|Categories: Entertainment, Star Wars|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mh4X4N-8fEM ORLANDO, FL - APRIL 14: Josh Gad attends the STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI PANEL during the 2017 STAR WARS CELEBRATION at Orange County Convention Center on April 14, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. [...]