Kevin Rafferty

Imagineer Kevin Rafferty Retiring After 42 Magical Years: Read his Exclusive Interview

By Zach Johnson

Kevin Rafferty, the brilliant and charismatic Imagineer who conceived, designed, wrote, and oversaw the creations of some of Disney Parks’ most memorable attractions and lands, has announced in a memo to staff that he will retire from Walt Disney Imagineering, effective April 1, 2021. His end date is not an April Fool’s joke, he assures us in an…

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A Look into Imagineer Kevin Rafferty’s Magical Journey

By Savannah Salazar

Walt Disney Imagineer Kevin Rafferty gives readers a look behind the magic. Looking back on his storied 40-year career, Rafferty chronicles the magic of developing dimensional storytelling experiences for Disney Park guests around the world. From Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach water parks to Cars Land, Toy Story Mania, and The Twilight Zone…

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Star Wars vinyl collectible helmets inspired by the Legion Helmet Project

“Tradition Meets Innovation” at D23 EXPO 2015’s Disney Consumer Products Showcase

Get ready, Disney fans, to be wowed by the unique product experiences and exclusive merchandise Disney Consumer Products will unveil at this year’s D23 EXPO, Disney’s ultimate fan event, held at the Anaheim Convention Center August 14–16. Reflecting a “Tradition Meets Innovation” theme, the expansive Disney Consumer Products pavilion will provide interactive…

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