Entries from Salute to All Things Disney but Mostly Disneyland tagged with 'D23'

D23 Expo: All The Rest (Day 3)

Expo time has come and gone--that once-every-two-year weekend where D23 throws a huge celebration of all things Disney for just you and around 65,000 of your closest friends. I covered some of the major presentations earlier (Animation, Live-Action Studios,...

"Destination D: Amazing Adventures" Day One Continued

Continuing on the first day of D23's "Destination D 2016: Amazing Adventures," film producer Don Hahn and Becky Cline, Director of the Walt Disney Archives took the audience on "A Look Back at Walt Disney's True-Life Adventures." (No photography...

"Destination D 2016: Amazing Adventures" A Conversation with Bob Chapek

On November 19-20, D23 held its second biennial Destination D at the Contemporary Resort in Walt Disney World, "Destination D: Amazing Adventures." The weekend's emphasis was on Adventure, in all its many incarnations throughout Disney properties around the world,...

30 Years of Disney Television Animation

Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com shares this report. On Wednesday, November 5, I had the opportunity to attend an event on the Walt Disney Studios lot in Burbank to celebrate 30 years of Disney Television Animation. The event was...

D23.com: Now, more than ever.

Today, June 17, D23 is launching a completely re-worked version of its website, complete with around 98% new archival content, specifically for D23 members. On accessing the home page, it is readily evident what content is available only for...

D23′s Disney Fanniversary Celebration 2013--Coming to a Town Near You!

March 1st marked the kick-off for D23's second annual Fanniversary Celebration at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank. Disney Geek host Billy Stanek and Walt Disney Archives' Justin Arthur were the hosts for the evening, which was once again...

D23′s Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features: A Look Back.

Day One Day Two So now that we're (sadly) finished with one more Destination D, it's time for a look back on some of the outstanding moments in my memory. I have to confess, when they had all the...

D23′s Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features: Day Two

Day One OK, a handful of hours later, and we're back for more, at day 2 of D23's Destination D! The day started off with animation historian Jerry Beck and animator Eric Goldberg's presentation on Wacky and Wild Disney...

D23′s Destination D: 75 Years of Disney Animated Features: Day One

Another year has rolled around, bringing us once again to D23's Destination D weekend. This time out, the theme is celebrating 75 years of animated features with a plethora of panels discussing Disney animation of the Past, Present, and...

D23 Presents: Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.

Jeanine Yamanaka and Jason team up for this tour of the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to the...

D23 Update

Contributing photographer Jason of disneygeek.com sends us these photos from his trip to a D23 Update at the Walt Disney Studios on Thursday, December 1, 2011. On Thursday, December 1, 2011, D23 hosted a media session to share some information...

How I Spent My Spring Break: D23, WDW, SWW, DL, and Various Other Acronyms (Part 5.)

As if there weren't enough things to distract a body, the Disneyland Hotel opened up its two new Tiki-themed eateries, Trader Sam's, and the Tangaroa Terrace. Trader Sam's is more or less a bar with the same theming as...

D23 Destination D: Here We Go Again...

Hey, remember when I was blogging about Destination D, back when it happened at Disneyland, last year? Remember when I got through the first day and said I'd come back to the second day? Remember when I never did?...

Happy Holidays!

So the year's winding down to a close, but the holidays at Disneyland continue in full swing. Had you been able to make D23's November tweet-meet at the Plaza Gardens, you might have found, among the decorations, a Disney...

Destination D: Day 1, Late Afternoon.

The afternoon continued with "Imagineering the Magic of Disney," hosted by Marty Sklar. This was a panel made up of a large number of Imagineers, both past and present. In attendance were X. Atencio, Alice Davis, Bob Gurr, Don...

Destination D: Day 1, Early Afternoon.

So after lunchtime, the schedule continued with "A Long Time Ago...The Making of Star Tours," presented by WDI Creative Executive Tom Fitzgerald. He detailed the inception of the ride as coming from George Lucas, and then related his trip...

D23 Destination D: Day 1, AM

So going on the theory that you cannot have too much Destination D coverage, here are some of my thoughts on the weekend's events. For one thing, it was a huge relief to find that they had a venue...

D 23's Destination D 2010 - Day 1

A great first day at D 23's Destination D! But, as usual, it was a day that was jam-packed with lots of interesting sessions, leaving me very little time to do much writing or photo processing. So this is...

A Preview of the Aulani Disney Vacation Club Resort in Hawaii

So here's what I did the last couple of weeks: On July 1st, the Disney Vacation Club had their first presentation of the Aulani resort at the Disneyland Hotel. It started off with the first of a couple of...

50 and Fabulous D - Swiss Family Robinson Movie - D23 Event

On 7/10/10, I attended the "50 and Fabulous" showing of Swiss Family Robinson at the Disney Studio Theater on the Burbank lot. D23's Jeffrey Epstein welcomed us to the showing and clarified some points about the ticketing process for...

Happy 40th Anniversary, Disney Archives!

On June 25, the Walt Disney Archives celebrated its 40th Anniversary, along with the retirement announcement of its founder, Dave Smith. To commemorate the event, D23 invited its members onto the Studio Lot for a presentation and reception. On...

D23's First Anniversary Party at Disneyland

On March 10, 2010, D23 celebrated its one year anniversary with an after-hours party in Fantasyland, exclusive for D23 members. Jeanine Yamanaka attended this event and shares this report. The party started at 8:45pm, after the park closed to regular...

D23 Expo Day 3, Part 2

I'm writing on Monday about events that took place on Saturday, two days ago, but it feels like two weeks ago! It was a very full weekend. So...when we left our intrepid reporters they had been shut out of the...

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