“Disney Launchpad: Shorts Incubator” Launches Program to Invite Diverse Directors to Create for the Walt Disney Company

By |2019-06-03T18:09:37-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , |

Today, The Walt Disney Company announced an exciting new program for budding directors in the United States. "Disney Launchpad: Shorts Incubator" invites creators from underrepresented backgrounds to join an all-new experience to learn and grow. [...]

The Walt Disney Company Reports Second Quarter and Six Months Earnings for Fiscal 2019

By |2019-05-14T23:26:29-07:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , |

BURBANK, Calif.–The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) today reported quarterly earnings for its second fiscal quarter ended March 30, 2019. Diluted earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations for the quarter increased 81% to $3.53 [...]

Disney Reportedly in Discussions with Comcast to Purchase Remaining 30% Hulu Stake

By |2019-04-25T10:58:32-07:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Disney, Entertainment|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Company and Comcast are reportedly in discussions over the purchase of Comcast's remaining 30% stake in Hulu. This continues Disney's aggressive foray into the digital streaming market. The news comes from CNBC. [...]

Disneyland Resort Celebrates Earth Day with Green Lit Pixar Pal-A-Round

By |2019-04-23T23:07:00-07:00April 24th, 2019|Categories: Disneyland Resort, Parks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Pixar Pal-A-Round was lit green on Monday night at the Disneyland Resort to celebrate Earth Day. The unique lighting scheme came after a challenge was issued for Disney fans to vote for their Environmentality Art [...]

Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger Receives Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Humanitarian Award

By |2019-04-18T23:28:44-07:00April 19th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

On Wednesday, April 10, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger received the Simon Wiesenthal Center’s Humanitarian Award, the global human rights organization’s highest honor, during its 2019 Tribute Dinner in Beverly Hills, California. The prestigious [...]

Disney Team of Heroes Debuts Innovative Experiences at Texas Children’s Hospital

By |2019-04-17T18:31:32-07:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Just over 12 months since Bob Iger, Chairman and CEO of The Walt Disney Company, announced a bold $100 million commitment to support children’s hospitals around the world, leaders from Disney and Texas Children’s Hospital [...]

The Walt Disney Company Pledges $5 Million to Support Rebuilding of Notre-Dame Cathedral

By |2019-04-17T18:16:25-07:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , |

BURBANK, Calif., April 17, 2019—The Walt Disney Company today announced it is committing $5 million to aid in the reconstruction of Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris following the devastating fire that severely damaged the historic landmark [...]

The Walt Disney Company Details All-New Disney+ Streaming Service at 2019 Investor Day

By |2019-04-25T10:12:17-07:00April 11th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, Marvel, Pixar|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Today The Walt Disney Company shared details about its upcoming streaming service, Disney+ to investors. It will be launching in the United States on November 12, 2019. The price point for this will be $6.99 [...]

Avengers: Endgame Stars and Disney Team of Heroes Unite to Support $5 Million Donation to Benefit Children’s Hospitals

By |2019-04-06T00:01:14-07:00April 6th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Entertainment, Marvel, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Paul Rudd and Brie Larson of Avengers: Endgame Assemble at Disney California Adventure Disney, The LEGO Group, Hasbro, Funko and Amazon Donate More than $5 Million [...]

Disney, littleBits and UC Davis Launch Snap the Gap to Teach Girls STEM

By |2019-04-04T22:58:44-07:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: DAPs Magic News, Disney, Entertainment, PRESS RELEASE|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Walt Disney Company today announced a program in collaboration with littleBits, the educational technology company that is reinventing the way kids learn, with the aim of closing the gender gap in STEM (Science, Technology, [...]

21st Century Disney – DISNEY Reporter

By |2019-03-23T16:24:06-07:00March 23rd, 2019|Categories: DISNEY Reporter, Media|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to this week's edition of DISNEY Reporter. This week there are a lot of Disney and geek headlines to cover! Starting off, Disney has acquired Fox. With this acquisition comes a lot of changes! [...]

The New Walt Disney Company – GEEKS CORNER – Episode 925 (#443)

By |2019-03-26T22:48:13-07:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Geeks Corner|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Welcome to a very special edition of GEEKS CORNER! This week, the show takes place just minutes after The Walt Disney Company acquired 21st Century Fox. This is a substantial change for The Walt Disney [...]