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October 24, 2014

Hack Days Come to Disney Interactive and Disney Consumer Products

By Scott Slesinger, Disney Interactive

Earlier this month, Disney Interactive and Disney Consumer Products partnered to host their first ever Hack Days event at office locations around the world. A tech industry tradition, Hack Days encourage employees to think outside of their daily scope to come up with original ideas, pitches and business solutions before presenting them to leaders from the company.

October 23, 2014

Technology—Bringing Innovation to Disney Parks

By Rachel Green, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts
Our Parks and Resorts have always exemplified the spirit of innovation. Much of that innovation is driven by technology to create new and exciting experiences. As technology enables greater levels of customization in our daily lives, our guests’ expectations evolve as well. Our talented Imagineers have taken beloved Disney stories and experiences and used technology to make them more social, more interactive, and even more fun. Take a look at some recent developments we’ve made with interactivity in mind.
October 22, 2014

'Disney Magic of Healthy Living' Hits the Road with TRYathlon 2014

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Earlier this week, Amelia highlighted Disney Consumer Products’ latest—and scrumptious!—"Disney Magic of Healthy Living"-themed edible delights that were showcased at the Produce Marketing Association’s Fresh Summit Convention and Expo. To extend the initiative even further this month, Disney is inviting kids and families to attend its one-of-a-kind events in 11 communities across the U.S.
Topics: Citizenship
October 22, 2014

Disneynature 'Bears' Honored With EMA Award

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
This past Saturday night under the actual stars—and alongside a few of the Hollywood variety—Disneynature’s 2014 theatrical release "Bears" won the Environmental Media Association (EMA) Award for Best Feature Film. The film’s narrator, John C. Reilly, was on hand to accept the award, humbly (and humorously) noting how he had to go all the way to North Hollywood for five days and subsist on tea and apples when his voice got strained, while the film’s directors, Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey, merely lived with wild bears for more than two years.
October 21, 2014

'Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved' Now Available in Stores

By Scott Slesinger, Disney Interactive
Today, Disney Interactive and Harmonix launched "Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved" for Xbox One and Xbox 360. The musical motion video game transports players to a breathtaking world where music and magic combine to transform interactive landscapes in entirely new ways. Featuring more than 30 tracks—including contemporary pop, hip hop, rock, classical and more—players can transform the music and the living world of the game.