Month: March 2017

THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY BOARD OF DIRECTORS EXTENDS ROBERT A. IGER’S CONTRACT AS CHAIRMAN AND CEO TO JULY 2, 2019

This post was originally published on this siteBURBANK, Calif., March 23, 2017—The Walt Disney Company (NYSE:DIS) Board of Directors announced today that it has extended Robert A. Iger’s contract as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to July 2, 2019. “Given Bob Iger’s outstanding leadership, his record of success in a changing media landscape, and his […]

Disney Inspires Latina Women and Students During Women’s History Month

This post was originally published on this siteIn celebration of Women’s History Month, Disney employees based in Southern California recently participated in two day-long events focused on inspiring and engaging professional Latina women and college and high school students. Both events are part of Disney’s ongoing partnership with Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE) and […]

Disney’s Q2 FY17 Earnings Results Webcast

This post was originally published on this siteListen to the earnings results webcast: https://ditm-twdc-us.storage.googleapis.com/q2-fy17-earnings.mp3 DOWNLOADS:Earnings ReportFinancial ReconciliationsAudioTranscript The post Disney’s Q2 FY17 Earnings Results Webcast appeared first on The Walt Disney Company.

The Enduring Legacy of ‘Beauty and the Beast’

This post was originally published on this site By Don Hahn, Academy Award®-nominated Producer of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (1991), ‘The Lion King’ (1994) and Executive Producer of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ (2017). I am often asked what makes Beauty and the Beast so timeless. Why is the story so powerful that we wanted to […]

Disney Executives Discuss How Emerging Technology Enhances Storytelling at SXSW

This post was originally published on this siteWalt Disney famously said, “We keep moving forward—opening up new doors and doing new things—because we’re curious. And curiosity keeps leading us down new paths. We’re always exploring and experimenting.” That spirit of exploration and experimentation continues today at Disney, where world-class storytelling and innovation have always gone […]

‘Coco’ Teaser Trailer Debuts

This post was originally published on this siteThe brand-new teaser trailer for Disney•Pixar’s Coco was released this morning. The film opens in theaters in 3-D on November 22, 2017. Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la […]