Category Archives: Entertainment & Media

Disney Executives Show Off New Technologies in Audio-Animatronics

Disney executives from a variety of fields held a panel at the 2017 South by Southwest Conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, and discussed how emerging technologies will help the company to innovate and break new ground in storytelling. Disney Imagineering R&D executive Jon Snoddy, Disney Consumer Products and Interactive Media senior vice president Mike White, and Disney... Continue Reading

PHOTOS, VIDEO: C-3PO of Star Wars Gets His Own Airplane

The Japanese airline ANA, or All Nippon Airways, unveiled their most recent Star Wars themed plane which is themed to look like C-3PO! On the outside, along with having a large Star Wars logo, the plane is a bright yellow with a series of circles and wires that resemble that of the droid. This C-3PO... Continue Reading

Apple May Be Looking to Buy the Walt Disney Company

According to Yahoo Finance, many industry insiders are speculating that Apple could be looking to buy the Walt Disney Company… Apple’s cash pile of more than $200 billion is a favorite topic of investors, bloggers, and traders. It might be the largest cash reserve for any private company in history. So what is Apple going to... Continue Reading

Disney CEO Bob Iger Extends Contract Through 2019

On Thursday, the Walt Disney Company announced the extension of current CEO Bob Iger’s contract to July 2, 2019.  The complex nature of finding a suitable replacement has proven challenging in the years since Mr. Iger first announced his desire to retire.   Since it is a “robust process of identifying a successor and ensuring a... Continue Reading

VIDEO: Watch The First Teaser Trailer For Disney*Pixar’s “Coco”

Disney*Pixar has released the first teaser trailer for their next animated feature, “Coco”. Coco follows the secret musical ambitions of 12-year-old Miguel (Anthony Gonzalez), who resides in a lively, loud Mexican village but comes from a family of shoemakers that may be the town’s only music-hating household. For generations, the Riveras have banned music because... Continue Reading

Disney Mobile Apps Get ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Makeover

To celebrate the upcoming release of the live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast, Disney is updating some of their most popular mobile apps with new content. The updates have already begun to roll out with Disney Crossy Road and Disney Story Central. In Disney Crossy Road choose a character from the movie such as Belle or... Continue Reading

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