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Archive for October 2012

October 31, 2012

Disney Employees Celebrate Halloween on The Walt Disney Studios Lot

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Today was a day filled with candy, contests, prizes and more on The Walt Disney Studios Lot in Burbank, and it wasn’t for a film or television shoot. It was the annual employee Halloween celebration, and one of many unique employees events.

October 30, 2012

Disney to Acquire Lucasfilm

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

UPDATE: Check out the video of Bob Iger and George Lucas discussing the announcement.

Great news! The Force is coming to Disney!

October 30, 2012

Disney Halloween: A Look Back at Early Disney Costumes

By Tanya Ropella, Disney Consumer Products

After looking at all the Disney costumes created for Halloween this year, I wondered what the first Disney costume looked like. After a little research, I knew I had to share this story of some of the very first Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse costumes.

October 29, 2012

Disney Employee Profile: Spotlight on a Disney Food Scientist

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Today, we’re kicking off a spotlight series to introduce you to the people who bring products to life across Disney. From creative groups to analytics teams, we'll give you a glimpse at individuals who shape our company.

First up, a food scientist. Yep, you heard that right! I recently sat down with Rebecca from Disney Consumer Products to find out what she does as a food scientist at Disney.

October 27, 2012

Disney's Friends For Change Take Action on Make a Difference Day

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Help people. Help the planet. Help communities.

These are themes Disney uses every day to inspire kids and families to do incredible things in their communities.

October 26, 2012

'Gangnam Style' Takes Over 'Phineas and Ferb' on Disney Channel South Korea

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

You may have seen some pretty funny “Gangnam Style” spoofs out there, but Disney Channel South Korea has taken a whole new approach with a very fun Phineas and Ferb episode that aired in South Korea on Friday, October 26.

October 25, 2012

A Disney Halloween: Spoonful, Babble and Disney Baby Websites Offer Families Spooktacular Surprises

By Mariam Sughayer, Disney Interactive

As Disney continues to celebrate Halloween, our portfolio of websites for moms and families has become the online holiday headquarters for creating some Disney magic at home.

October 24, 2012

ESPN Employee Gives to His Alma Mater Through Disney Employee Matching Gifts Program

By David Gill, The Walt Disney Company

Last month, we shared a story about a Disney research biologist who uses Disney Employee Matching Gifts to match her contributions to conservation nonprofits.

October 23, 2012

Localizing Disney Content for International Markets: Russia, South Africa and the UK

By Heather Hust Rivera, The Walt Disney Company

At Disney, we continually look for ways to celebrate local cultures and make our movies and shows even more relevant and popular in international markets. The Walt Disney Studios, ABC, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Radio Disney, ESPN and other Disney-owned television stations produce original local content and also adapt shows so that they are rooted in local cultures.