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March 7, 2014

Disney News This Week: Disney and Dish Network Distribution Deal, ABC's Oscars Scores Most-Watched Telecast Since 2004 and More

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Earlier this week, Disney and DISH Network Corporation announced a groundbreaking, long-term and wide-ranging distribution agreement that will provide DISH customers with access to Disney’s robust lineup of top quality sports, news and entertainment content across televisions, computers, smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles and connected devices. The renewal agreement supports the companies’ mutual goal to deliver the best video content to customers across multiple platforms. This also strengthens the value of the multichannel video subscription and creates the opportunity for DISH to deliver new services in the future.
March 6, 2014

Disney Employee Profile: Spotlight on a Designer

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company
Strolling through the Glendale Central Creative Campus, we bump into Melissa Cassara, a third-generation Disney employee. “My grandfather worked at the Studio as a carpenter, and my father was a set dresser and would often work on Disney productions. My mother even worked on the Studio lot,” she says. “I feel special carrying on the Disney tradition in my family.”
March 5, 2014

The Walt Disney Studios and The Black List Team to Discover Diverse Writers

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
Calling all storytellers: Diversity and fresh perspectives are critical to injecting more creativity into the filmmaking process, and today The Walt Disney Studios and the Black List announced a collaboration to find undiscovered writers with diverse perspectives for the Studio’s Feature Writers Program.
March 5, 2014

Disney Legal Honored with Prestigious Association of Corporate Counsel's Pro Bono Award

By Cynthia Momdjian, The Walt Disney Company

In January, we shined the spotlight on Disney Legal’s growing pro-bono team, a volunteer group of lawyers, paralegals and administrative assistants who are lending their skills and time to effectuate adoptions through the L.A. County court system with help from Public Counsel—the nation’s largest pro-bono law firm.

March 4, 2014

Walt Disney Animation Studios Celebrates 'Frozen' on Oscar Sunday

By Janelle Tipton, The Walt Disney Studios
On Oscar® Sunday, the "Frozen" team cheered as Disney’s latest animated feature won the Best Animated Feature category. It was a historic night for Walt Disney Animation Studios as they also celebrated their first animated feature Oscar win in the category's 13-year history. Watch the team's reaction in the video above.

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