Doris Hardoon

When Doris Hardoon arrived in 1979 for an interview at WED Enterprises—as Walt Disney Imagineering was then called—three future Disney Legends sat in judgment of this recent graduate from San Francisco’s California College of the Arts: Marty Sklar, John Hench, and Rolly Crump. Her creativity and design experience at a small animal-themed park in Northern …

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D23 Inside Disney Episode 53 | EPCOT Updates with Walt Disney Imagineer Zach Riddley

New holiday traditions coming to Walt Disney World Resort, the untold origins of Olaf, Halloween with D23, Dancing with the Stars’ celebrity cast, The Mandalorian gets season two debut, Trevor Tordjman to join BUNK’D, Freeform’s 31 Nights of Halloween set, and an update on Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disneyland. Plus, Disney Imagineer Zach Riddley shares news from EPCOT, favorites and gems from …

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Watch the D23 Expo Panel Marc Davis in His Own Words

By the D23 Team In 1962, senior animator Marc Davis moved from Walt Disney Feature Animation to a new division of the company: WED Enterprises, the group assembled to design Disneyland. After more than 30 years working on classic feature films, Davis was about to become one of the most renowned Imagineers—and, in 1989, a …

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