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October 17, 2014

Disney News This Week: Disney's MyMagic+ Honored with 'Innovation by Design' Award, New Animated 'Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy' Television Series, 'Aladdin' Breaks New Amsterdam Theatre Record for Second Time, 'Big Hero 6' Sizzle

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
MyMagic+—the collection of tools taking the guest experience to the next level at the Walt Disney World Resort—was recently honored with an “Innovation by Design” award by the popular magazine and website, "Fast Company." MyMagic+ received the top spot in the “Experience Design” category when "Fast Company" revealed the 10 best designs of the year at their annual “Innovation by Design” Awards and Conference in New York City.
October 16, 2014

Back to School with Disney Parks

By Rachel Green, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
At Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, we are committed to giving back to the communities we serve. This year, many of our sites teamed up with schools and teachers in local communities to make a difference as students zipped up their backpacks in anticipation of the back-to-school season.
October 15, 2014

Tim Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' Returns to Theaters

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
There’s a particular classic that we get especially excited about this time of year, when Halloween is nigh and those other delicious holidays are right around the corner. Jack Skellington fans around the U.S. will be pleased to know that Disney’s beloved "The Nightmare Before Christmas" is returning to the big screen at theaters across the country for a special limited engagement!
October 14, 2014

Inaugural Disney Accelerator Demo Day Takes Place at The Walt Disney Studios Lot

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company
After finishing the 15-week immersive Disney Accelerator program, powered by Techstars, the 10 selected start-ups are currently presenting their businesses to the investment and entrepreneurial communities, industry leaders and Disney executives at a Demo Day at The Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank, California. The companies were mentored by more than 60 Disney executives as well as 70 entrepreneurs and investors from the business community, received up to $120,000 in investment capital to develop their companies and obtained special access to Disney resources from across the Company. A second Disney Accelerator was also announced and is slated for 2015.
October 13, 2014

Disney/ABC Television Group Inspires Families to Put an End to Bullying Throughout October

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
October marks National Bullying Prevention Month and Disney/ABC Television Group (DATG) has teamed up with nonprofits GLSEN, Pacer and GLAAD to promote ways kids and families can prevent and put an end to bullying in their communities. DATG kicked off its “Choose Kindness” campaign at the beginning of the month on "Good Morning America," and is encouraging youth and millennials around the country to be the best version of themselves. The initiative will include public service announcements (PSAs) that will air on ABC, ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Disney Junior and Radio Disney throughout October.

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