13 Disney Songs to Inspire Your Best Year Yet

By Megan Deppe

As the year draws to a close, you’re probably getting excited to make big changes for 2018. You’re compiling New Year’s resolutions, stocking up on healthy foods, and maybe even planning a huge life change, like moving to a new state or starting a new job. Sometimes going through major changes can be scary and you look for ways to keep up your…

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Disney movies

15 Disney Movies You Should Definitely Revisit Right Now

By D23 Team

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Cinderella. Mary Poppins. The Little Mermaid. Beauty and the Beast. Toy Story. Star Wars: The Force Awakens. For decades, Disney has projected some of the world’s best-loved films onto the silver screen, stories that continue to delight fans young and old. But what about some of Disney’s other gems: movies—both live…

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Creepy Disney characters

13 Disney Characters that Make Our Spines Tingle

By Courtney Potter

When you think of Disney, what comes to mind? Well, if you’re anything like us, it’s laughter… heart… and a whole lot of “happily ever after.” But sometimes we forget there can be a spookier side to all things Disney. Halloween is the perfect time of year to remember some of the creepy characters that have faced off against our…

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Your Votes Are In. The Award Goes To…

With the Academy Awards® just a few days away, we asked D23 fans on Facebook and Twitter to pick their Disney favorites from our Oscar® ballot and the results are in.

The winners are…

Best Mode of Travel:
Car—The Absent-Minded Professor
Black Pearl—Pirates of the Caribbean
Umbrella—Mary Poppins

Best Character in a…

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Bob Schiffer

Bob Schiffer

During his seven-decade career he dyed a camel, made a wiener dog look like Frankenstein’s monster, turned Dean Jones into a shaggy dog, Jonathan Winters into a pumpkin, gave a tailless dog a prosthetic wagger, aged Burt Lancaster from age 18 to age 80, and glamorized a galaxy of stars including Joan Crawford, Paulette Goddard, Errol Flynn, and Cary Grant.


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Animation Disney Legend Burny Mattinson

Burny Mattinson

When asked to reflect on a Disney career more than half a century long, Burny Mattinson seemed a bit surprised. “I mean, 50 years is a long time,” the artist once admitted, “but I still feel like that 18-year-old kid that came here back in ‘53, you know? I never feel like I’ve gotten old.”

Burnett Mattinson was born San Francisco on May 13, 1935—the…

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