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November 11, 2013

Disney Hosts GI Film Festival Sharing the Stories and Talents of Veterans

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
On Veterans Day, we take time to honor and thank those who serve our country while recognizing their talents extend far beyond the frontlines. Earlier this month, the artistic abilities of military veterans were on display as The Walt Disney Company, Disney-ABC Television Group, and Disney’s Heroes Work Here hosted the GI Film Festival at The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. Taking place for the second year in a row in Los Angeles, the festival on November 1-2 celebrated the filmmaking achievements of veterans while providing resources and guidance for those transitioning from military service into the entertainment industry.
November 8, 2013

Marvel, Disney and Skype Connect Kids from Children's Hospital Los Angeles with the Stars of 'Thor: The Dark World' at the U.S. Premiere

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
For nearly 30 years, The Walt Disney Company has dedicated time and talent to Children’s Hospital Los Angeles (CHLA), bringing happiness, hope and laughter to children and families when they need it most. On Monday, we continued the tradition by teaming up with Skype to connect the stars of Marvel’s "Thor: The Dark World" with some very special VIPs. Patients at the Los Angeles-area hospital attended the U.S. premiere of the film with a little magic and the help of an oversized monitor that virtually whisked them to the glitz and glamour of the red carpet.
November 8, 2013

Disney News This Week: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Star Emma Thompson Honored at TCL Chinese Theatre, ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Release Date Announced, Disney Interactive Launches ‘Star Wars: Tiny Death Star’

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
The weekend is off to a great start as Marvel’s "Thor: The Dark World" hits U.S. theaters today! So before you head to a local showing to Thor and Loki, check out the latest news from around Disney this week.
November 6, 2013

30 Disney VoluntEARS Participate in Disney's First-Ever Global Service Project

By Max Lark, The Walt Disney Company
For the past 30 years, the Disney VoluntEARS program has made a difference in countless communities around the world. From Los Angeles and Mexico City to Shanghai, Paris and just about every where in between, thousands of our employees have rolled up their sleeves to beautify our planet, mentor kids and serve meals to the hungry, among many other worthy projects.
November 5, 2013

Disney Princess Makes a Splash with Ariel-Inspired Products

By Tanya Ropella, Disney Consumer Products

Last month, The Little Mermaid Diamond Edition Blu-ray™ was released, along with a vast line of new products from Disney Consumer Products (DCP) to celebrate Disney Princess Ariel. The new product collection draws inspiration from Ariel's spirited, adventurous and determined personality and features items for collectors, little princesses and adult princesses from dolls and role play to beauty and fashion.