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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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The Imagineering Story

How Disney+’s The Imagineering Story Celebrates Walt Disney’s Legacy

By Zach Johnson It’s no secret that making Disney magic is in Leslie Iwerks’ DNA. The daughter of Disney Legend Don Iwerks and the granddaughter of Disney Legend Ub Iwerks, the Academy Award®-nominated filmmaker has been telling behind-the-scenes stories about The Walt Disney Company’s history for two decades, starting with the 1999 release of her …

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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 …

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