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September 19, 2014

Disney News This Week: 'Frozen' Attraction Coming to Epcot, 'Into the Woods' One-Sheet Released, 19th Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Begins, New 'Star Wars'-Themed College Apparel Launches

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Chairman Tom Staggs recently announced that construction is starting at Walt Disney World Resort on a brand-new "Frozen" attraction at the Norway Pavilion in Epcot. The new attraction replaces "Maelstrom" and will take guests to Arendelle and immerse them in many of their favorite moments and music from the film. In addition, the pavilion will include a royal greeting location where Anna and Elsa can meet guests. For more on this story, visit the Disney Parks Blog.
September 17, 2014

How Synergy Inspires Disney's Innovative Merchandise and Products

By Amelia Lukiman, Disney Consumer Products
Collaboration is a huge part of the way we do business at the Company—so much so that it continuously drives us to create innovative merchandise at Disney Consumer Products. This process, in turn, lets families all over the world re-experience the Disney magic from movie and television screens in their own homes. But with a company as big as Disney, you may be wondering how films and TV shows inspire our cutting-edge and themed products? The answer is simple: teamwork.
September 16, 2014

Disney and National 4-H Council Join Together to Connect Youth to the Environment

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Today, 4-H—the world’s largest youth development and empowerment organization—announced a special initiative, one that is targeted at bringing kids and families closer to nature, with a founding grant from Disney. Through the newly launched "Connecting Urban Youth to the Environment" program, kids and teens from Los Angeles and Orlando to Honolulu, New York and Austin can take part in interactive activities that’ll enable them to discover and protect the planet we share. Disney Post recently caught up with 4-H President and CEO Jennifer Sirangelo to learn more about this important initiative and why it’s vital for kids to learn more about the environment.
September 15, 2014

Disney Among Top 15 Ideal Employers in 2014 Universum Student Survey

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Universum, a global leader in employer branding, recently announced its annual “U.S. Top 100 Employers,” and we are pleased that The Walt Disney Company ranked high on all of its lists. Disney landed at No. 1 on the Humanities list, No. 2 on the Business list, No. 8 on the Natural Science list, No. 9 on the Computer Science list, No. 9 on the Engineering list and No. 11 on the MBA list.
September 12, 2014

'Frozen' Honored at The Walt Disney Studios Main Theatre

By Disney Post Staff, The Walt Disney Company
Despite the blazing-hot California sunshine, The Walt Disney Studios lot never felt so "Frozen." On Friday, September 12, the Disney film that became a global sensation and the No. 1 animated movie of all time was honored at the Company’s headquarters. Alan Horn, chairman of The Walt Disney Studios, led a special celebration for employees outside the Studio Main Theatre to honor the film’s worldwide success. “Animation is the basic DNA of this company,” Alan said. “In the past couple of months, a phenomenon has occurred that we’re all aware of—and that phenomenon is "Frozen." We’re all very proud of this movie because its success and quality are completely consistent with the values we share and care about at Disney.” Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger also joined the festivities, along with Andrew Millstein, executive vice president and general manager, Walt Disney Animation Studios, and three of the filmmakers responsible for bringing the tale of Anna and Elsa to life.