Month: February 2017

Disney Ranks High on List of “The World’s Most Reputable Companies”

This post was originally published on this siteThe Walt Disney Company tops the list of “The World’s Most Reputable Companies” for 2017. Disney ranked No. 3 on the annual survey, assembled by Reputation Institute (RI)—a leading research and advisory firm for reputation—and published in Forbes magazine. Reputation Institute’s annual Global RepTrak® 100 spotlights companies that […]

‘Zootopia’ Named Best Animated Feature at 2017 Oscars

This post was originally published on this siteZootopia, Walt Disney Animation Studios’ film about a mammal metropolis where “anyone can be anything,” is now an Oscar® winner. The film received the Academy Award® for best Animated Feature at the 89th Oscars®. “Five years ago, we got this crazy idea of talking about humanity with talking […]

2017 Disney Princess Half Marathon Weekend

This post was originally published on this site(Feb. 26, 2017): Disney Princess Half Marathon winner, Kaitlyn Johnson (center) celebrates her fairy tale win on Sunday with Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields (left), Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and Faron Kelley (right), Vice President, Disney Sports. Kaitlyn joined more than 52,000 runners who traded their ball gowns […]

ILM’s Groundbreaking VFX Technology Leads the Way with Three Oscar Nods

This post was originally published on this siteOn Sunday, three Disney releases will compete for the visual effects prize at the 89th annual Academy Awards® ceremony: Disney’s The Jungle Book, Marvel Studios’ Doctor Strange and Lucasfilm’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. But out of the five nominees, Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) division also has three films […]

Walt Disney Animation Studios President Shares the Secrets to Their Success

This post was originally published on this siteThis Sunday, Hollywood’s best and brightest will gather at the Dolby Theatre for the 89th annual Academy Awards®. The Oscars® represent a capstone for Walt Disney Animation Studios, which, in 2016, released Zootopia and Moana to critical acclaim—the films received 98 percent and 95 percent scores, respectively, on […]

Disney Brings Conservation Efforts in Peru to U.S. Parks and Resorts

This post was originally published on this siteSince its earliest days, The Walt Disney Company has been committed to protecting the environment and conserving the planet for generations to come. As part of that legacy, Disney has set environmental stewardship targets and is striving toward the goal of attaining a “zero” state of net greenhouse […]

New Han Solo ‘Star Wars’ Story Begins Production

This post was originally published on this siteThe adventure-filled past of the iconic scoundrel and everyone’s favorite Wookiee is going before cameras this month: principal photography on the untitled Han Solo Star Wars Story officially began February 20 at Pinewood Studios, London. The movie will explore the duo’s adventures before the events of Star Wars: […]