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April 24, 2014

Radio Disney Music Awards Return to Turn Up the Fun

By Karlynn Holbrook, Disney/ABC Television Group
Radio Disney has had quite a busy two years. And not just because of its relentless dedication to broadcasting trendy and current programming, along with the hottest music, for kids and families on the air waves. Last year, the team launched the Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMAs), the prime awards show for kids’ and families’ favorite music.
April 24, 2014

Walt Disney Animation Studios' 'Feast' to Premiere at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company
Making its world premiere at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival on June 10 is "Feast," a new short from first-time director Patrick Osborne (head of animation, "Paperman") and Walt Disney Animation Studios.
April 23, 2014

Behind the Music of Walt Disney Records' 'DCONSTRUCTED'

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
Same old song and dance? When it comes to Disney’s new album "DCONSTRUCTED," not quite! "DCONSTRUCTED," available now, is a collection of classic songs from the vast Disney music catalog that have been re-imagined by some of today’s most talented remix artists, including Avicii, Armin Van Buuren and Kaskade. The album is ingeniously executed and infectiously danceable, and when it comes to remixing, the possibilities are endless. I wanted to go straight to the source to find out about the creative impetus behind "DCONSTRUCTED."
April 15, 2014

Disney Named World's Most Reputable Company

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

Forbes recently reported that The Walt Disney Company ranked in the top spot of the World’s Most Reputable Companies—an annual list that is constructed by world-renowned private consulting firm Reputation Institute. Out of 130 companies evaluated, Disney and Google shared the No. 1 position this year.

April 14, 2014

An Overview of ESPN's Digital Media Associates Program for Young Professionals

By Sheldon Spencer, ESPN
ESPNCareers.com is the place to jumpstart your job search and find careers in a variety of fields at “The Worldwide Leader in Sports.” But if you’re specifically interested in the digital media industry, ESPN’s Digital Media Associates (DMA) program might be a perfect fit for your professional aspirations.
April 8, 2014

An Inside Look at Disney Television Animation

By Nicole Balgemino, Disney/ABC Television Group
From the iconic whistle tune in "Steamboat Willie" to "Fantasia’s" magnificent score, music has always played a vital role in the story of Mickey Mouse. At Disney Television Animation (TVA), the musical team behind the award-winning "Mickey Mouse" cartoon shorts continues the tradition of musical storytelling in every comical episode. Jay Stutler, vice president, Music; Paul Rudish, executive producer and supervising director; and composer Chris Willis recently sat down with Disney Post to talk about their roles and what it takes to develop the melodies and sounds of the laugh-out-loud cartoon series.
April 4, 2014

Disney Publishing Worldwide Shines at Bologna Children's Book Fair

By Tracy Stecko, Disney Consumer Products
Bologna, Italy, is a city known for its culinary tradition. But did you also know that it’s the location of one of the largest children’s book festivals? Each year, Disney Publishing Worldwide (DPW) travels to Bologna, along with hundreds of publishers, editors, authors and agents to attend the Bologna Children’s Book Fair—a three-day event that is one of the most significant book festivals for the children’s publishing industry. In 2013, the fair had 1,200 exhibitors from 75 countries and 25,000 international professional trade representatives. This year’s book fair—which took place March 24–27—marked another action-packed event. DPW’s booth was a popular destination for guests and showcased the latest content from Disney’s publishing arm.
April 1, 2014

Disneytoon Executive on the Animation Studio Behind 'The Pirate Fairy' and 'Planes: Fire & Rescue'

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios

Today, the new Tinker Bell film The Pirate Fairy is available on Blu-ray Combo Pack and Digital HD. The fifth film in the popular Fairies series, The Pirate Fairy is a swashbuckling new adventure from Disneytoon Studios—one of three feature animation studios that call The Walt Disney Studios home.

March 27, 2014

New Songs and Features Revealed for 'Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved'

By Mariam Sughayer, Disney Interactive
Last year we gave fans a first look at the upcoming musical motion game "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved" at E3, along with another special preview that allowed them to try their hand at the new game at the D23 Expo last August. Earlier this week, we announced three new details about "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved"—available for Xbox One and Kinect for Xbox 360 later this year.