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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.
March 25, 2014

How Disney Friends for Change Inspired Me

By Laura Marano, Disney Channel's "Austin & Ally"
Okay, this is a little embarrassing, but when I found out that I got the part for "Austin & Ally," I literally jumped up and down on my bed out of excitement. I just couldn’t help it! I had grown up with Disney Channel, and let’s be honest, who wouldn’t be thrilled about being on a Disney show? And this opportunity turned out to be way better than I ever could have imagined. I joined the Disney family and got the chance to do what I love every day, and on top of that, I’m also able to give to my community in so many ways.
March 24, 2014

Disney Parks Celebrates 50th Anniversary of 'it's a small world'

By Christi Erwin Donnan, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
In April 1964, “it’s a small world” opened at the New York World’s Fair to pay tribute to UNICEF’s work for children around the world. Now, half a century later, Disney Parks is celebrating the iconic Disneyland attraction’s 50th anniversary. And you’re invited to join the celebration on April 10 as hundreds of voices from our parks around the world come together for a first-of-its-kind, online global sing-along at SmallWorld50.com.
March 21, 2014

The Walt Disney Studios' Live-Action Music Department Produces Video for Brand-New 'Muppets Most Wanted' Song

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
As the most sensational, inspirational, celebrational Muppets take their global tour straight to your local theater today in "Muppets Most Wanted," you can get a glimpse at an alternative version of one of the film’s new songs—performed by the songwriter himself.

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