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“Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence” at Rose State College in Oklahoma City

Rose State College, Oklahoma City–The Disney Institute’s professionals will present the company’s time-tested, world-class approach to sustained success through five core topics: creativity/innovation, leadership excellence, quality service, brand loyalty, and selection, training and engagement. Business challenges are encouraged, and the experienced leaders at Disney Institute will show a clear, simplified way of looking at the problems and seeing what’s probably already right in front of the questioner – easy, effective solutions that can easily be incorporated into one’s own organization…

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Three-Time Grammy-Winning Composer Mark Mancina Makes Score Soar With Planes Soundtrack

Award-winning composer Mark Mancina, who won a Grammy® for Best Soundtrack Album (with Phil Collins) for his work on Disney’s 1999 feature “Tarzan,” produced and composed the score for “Disney’s Planes.” Reflecting the diverse characters and global setting featured in the story, the Planes soundtrack takes offAugust 6th. “All of the themes are based on the background and location of the characters,” says Mancina. “Dusty is our middle-America character. Skipper is the old-school military hero. Ripslinger is too cool for school.” Mancina created the…

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Rumor: The End of Imagination

by: D-Team Member Adam The rumor mill for Walt Disney World is always buzzing.  Mostly its wishful thinking.  But sometimes the people whispering are on the money. Currently there is a rumor going around that the Imagination Pavilion at EPCOT is going to be taken down soon. The Imagination Pavilion is the home of Figment.  It has hosted several attractions including Magic Journeys and two versions of Journey Into Imagination. (You can hear our interview with the Dreamfinder on Show…

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Disneyland Resort Debuts ‘World of Color — Winter Dreams,’ a Merry New Spectacular for 2013 Holiday Season

“World of Color − Winter Dreams,” an all-new holiday version of the popular “World of Color” after-dark spectacular, will debut at Disney California Adventure Park, Friday, Nov. 15, adding even more merriment to the holiday season at the Disneyland Resort. Hosted by Olaf the snowman, from the upcoming Walt Disney Pictures animated feature “Frozen,” the “World of Color − Winter Dreams” show combines new animation with classic winter scenes from such beloved Disney films as “Bambi,” “Fantasia” and “Toy Story.”…

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Walt Disney Records’ Teen Beach Movie Soundtrack Debuts In The Top 10 On The Billboard 200

Walt Disney Records’ soundtrack to the hit Disney Channel Original Movie “Teen Beach Movie” debuts at No. 8 on the Billboard 200 chart after scanning 25,000 units in its first week of release, according to Nielsen SoundScan.  Teen Beach Movie is the first non-sequel TV movie soundtrack to debut in Top 10 on the Billboard 200 since 2008’s Camp Rock soundtrack. In addition to its Top 10 Billboard debut, the album also ranked No. 1 on Billboard’s Soundtrack and No. 2 on the Children’s Music…

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Disney Veterans Kickstart Artistic Adventure in New Film, “Art Story”

From “The Lion King” to “Aladdin,” classic animated films hold a special place in the hearts of people of all ages. The characters and stories stay with a child for years to come. Now, two Disney veterans, Aaron Blaise and Chuck Williams, are working on creating “Art Story,” an animated feature film about a boy and his Grandfather’s adventures through an imaginative world of famous paintings. In order to fund their next film, and build awareness within the creative community,…

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For A Cause Introduces “Walk The World,” a New Type of Walking Vacation with a Purpose

For A Cause announces Walk The World https://awalkaroundtheworld.org, a new kind of walking vacation that will take place at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, November 14-18, 2013.  Walk The World combines two great experiences into one, a visit to the Walt Disney World Resort and a walking vacation with a purpose. Event participants can save up to $600.00 by registering with For A Cause, compared to booking travel and vacation components separately. “You might think walking around any…

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AT&T Becomes The Official Wireless Provider For U.S. Disney Parks

AT&T* and Disney Parks today announced an agreement that makes AT&T the official wireless provider for Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Through the agreement, AT&T will have various marketing and branding opportunities, including sponsoring Disney-created soccer and runDisney events at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.  In addition, Disney will join AT&T to educate Cast Members and guests about “It Can Wait®,” AT&T’s groundbreaking initiative to educate consumers about the dangers of texting while driving.  AT&T and…

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Walt Disney Records To Release Out-Of-Print Classic Albums And Soundtracks Through Amazon’s CreateSpace Service

Walt Disney Records recently teamed with Amazon.com to release out-of-print titles and classic soundtracks on CD exclusively through Amazon’s CreateSpace manufacture-on-demand service.   Currently, there are 18 titles available under the Disney CD Rarities section of the Disney Music Store on Amazon.com(http://smarturl.it/disneymusicstore) with additional titles coming monthly. As part of the program, paying tribute to Disney’s most adored Mouseketeer and one of the biggest teen idols of the ’50s, Walt Disney Records is re-releasing a collection of classic recordings by Annette Funicello. Best of Annette features 14 memorable tracks…

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DisneyBlu’s Disney on Demand Podcast SHOW #41 w/ Special Guest M.C. GAINEY (Country Bears, Con-Air, LOST, Mighty Ducks) at DizRadio.com

DisneyBlu’s Disney on Demand Podcast at DizRadio.com July 16, 2013 – Show #41 It’s Time D-Heads! It’s time to sing with the Country Bears, D the Flying V with the Ducks, get LOST, and fly on Con Air as we welcome Special Guest M.C. GAINEY to the show! MC is stopping in to discuss his outstanding career in television, film and being part of many classics from the Country Bears, Mighty Ducks, Dukes of Hazard, LOST, Con Air, Django and…

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