6 Degrees of Walt Disney 2017

6 Degrees of Walt Disney—How The 2017 Oscar® Nominees Relate to Walt

By Nicole Nalty

From live-action films to animated features, Walt Disney was a giant in the film industry (did you know he won 32 Academy Awards®?), so it’s no surprise that even the stars of today can be connected to Mr. Disney. Take a look below and see how the 2017 Actor and Actress in a Leading Role nominees can be traced back to Walt, and make sure to watch…

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23 Questions with X Atencio

Now in the ninth decade of a life fully lived, Francis Xavier “X” Atencio still retains a gimlet sparkle in his eyes, and the mischievous spirit that no doubt helped lead him to creative triumphs throughout his career still animates his spry frame. His comic timing is impeccable, as we pleasantly discover during a visit to his comfortable home on a scenic hilltop…

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Create a Babes in Toyland Toy Soldier Craft

A tribute to the famous climactic sequence of the 1961 musical fantasy Babes in Toyland, this holiday craft was originally produced by the Walt Disney Productions character merchandising division and sent out to company and business partners. The imaginative piece invited recipients to create their own miniature holiday display featuring the toy soldier, a Disney icon…

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Santa Christmas cupcake

The Ultimate Disney Fan Holiday Sweets

Miniature Disney trains and Monorails circling the Christmas Tree. Mickey Mouse-shaped wreaths decking the halls. Displays depicting favorite Disney characters illuminating the front yard. The holiday season offers many ways for Disney fans to use their decorating skills to bring even more magic to the most wonderful time of the year. And for D23 Member Christy…

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