Entries from Salute to All Things Disney but Mostly Disneyland tagged with 'd23 expo'

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,...

D23 Expo: All The Rest (Day 2)

Expo time! 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, Video Games, and...

D23 Expo: All The Rest (Day 1)

Expo time has arrived! 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, and...

D23 Expo: "Disney, Marvel Studios & Lucasfilm--Live Action at the Walt Disney Studios"

Expo time has arrived! 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 attended all Expo weekend and will be reporting back on the...

D23 Expo: "Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films"

Expo time is here! 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'm attending this weekend and will try to report back on the...

Helpful Hints for the Infrequent Conventioneer

In case you are one of the vast majority of Mankind who does not regularly read my missives here, I regularly attend a lot of events--particularly conventions--of a variety of subjects and emphases. As we are once again approaching...

D23 Expo 2015: "Frozen," Mouseketeers, and Expo's End

So when we last spoke, the Disney Interactive panel had just finished, and we had battled our way to receive our Expo exclusive power disc that smarter minds than mine sold on ebay for around $200 before we were...

D23 Expo 2015: Disney Store and Disney Interactive

Last day of the Expo! One more turn around the floor before the crowds hit. [All photos and video, unless otherwise attributed, are courtesy of Disney.] Over in the Disney Consumer Products Pavilion, new merchandise, some of which I've...

D23 Expo 2015: Movies and Parks and Once Upon A Time

Saturday, typically the busiest day of any convention, started out as usual for me with a quick run around the Exhibitor's Floor to get a look at some of the booths and exhibits before all the panels of the...

D23 Expo 2015: Disney Legends and Imagineers, Both New and Old

So the sun shone brightly on the first day of D23 Expo 2015...A little too brightly, as a heatwave ensured temperatures hitting around 100 degrees every day of the weekend. While attendees were able to escape the heat for...

D23 Expo 2015: "Disneyland: The Exhibit"

Expo Time! The 2015 Expo took place from August 14-16 at the Anaheim Convention Center, and as usual, the biennial Disneyfest was a virtual cornucopia of offerings from every branch of the Walt Disney Company. My Expo experience started...

D23 Expo 2013 - Cosplay

The D23 Expo encourages guests to come in costume and one of the fun things to do is wander around and see all the people who dress up. There is a lot of creativity and artistry involved in those...

D23 Expo 2013 - Day 3

You can see some additional photos and info by reading my tweets: @allearslaura In a comment on Saturday's blog, Ilene reminded me of something I should clarify (thank you, Ilene). I attended the D23 Expo on a regular 3-day...

D23 Expo 2013 - Day 2

Another pretty good day at D23 for me. Today was sold out, and it was a LOT busier - the show floor was quite crowded after 11:00 or so. The biggest frustration I heard was how long it took...

D23 Expo 2013 - Day 1

It's the end of day 1 of the 2013 D23 Expo, and I am very happy to report that overall it was a pretty good day. I can honestly say that I had a good time, and am far...

Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story

A new upcoming online video series from Disney Interactive Video will be debuting at the D23 Expo next month: Blank: A Vinylmation Love Story. Here to explain a little about it is Matt Wyatt, Director of Creative / Producer...

Comic-Con versus Expo: You Pays Your Money and You Takes Your Choice.

If you had a mind to attend conventions concerning Disney matters this summer, you had a plethora of choices, the two largest of which were the Big Daddy San Diego Comic-Con (SDCC,) and the Little Sister D23 Expo. Both...

2011 D23 Expo: Lee's Thoughts on the "Headliner" Events

I had a more positive D23 experience than Laura, probably because I was only there for two days and because I attended the 'headliner' events in the Arena both days I was there. Those were the only events that had...

How I Would Fix the D23 Expo

If you've been reading my blogs I'm sure you know that I was not very happy with this year's D23 Expo. It was a very frustrating experience for me, and I talked to others who had much worse experiences...

2011 D23 Expo - Day 3

Sunday - the final day of the D23 Expo. There were noticeably fewer people today - not that it made a great deal of difference in the lines. The sessions that started before noon were not packed (the Marvel...

Costumes at D23 Expo

Laura's husband, Lee, spent part of the afternoon Sunday on the Expo show floor taking pictures of some of the folks in attendance who dressed up in costumes. While not as prevalent as at an event like Comic-Con, there were...

2011 D23 Expo - Tour of the Show Floor

Lee and I spent some time wandering the Show Floor at the D23 Expo on Saturday, and he put together this video which will show you some of the things that we saw....

2011 D23 Expo - Day 2

Day 2 of the Expo... The Expo is sold out today, so there's even more people. So far I can't tell if things are going a little better today or if I just don't care as much. People started...

2011 D23 Expo Day 1 - Legends Awards

Here's some more photos from the Legends ceremony on Friday. Bob Iger spoke in a recorded message: Tom Bergeron was the host: There was a "Disney Legends In Memoriam" segment, recognizing those no longer living: Anika Noni Rose was...

2011 D23 Expo - Day 1

Well, Day 1 of the 2011 D23 Expo is history. While it's had some special moments, for the most part it was a very frustrating day. The Expo opened to D23 members at 9:00 and to the general public...

Expo Fever: Catch It!

Has it been two years already? Expo time has rolled around again for the Disney Faithful over at the Anaheim Convention Center this upcoming weekend. With the recent release of the final schedule of the three-day event (http://d23.disney.go.com/expo/D23Expo11_GuideBook.pdf,) it...

D23 Expo - Making of Toy Story Midway Mania

One of the best sessions I attended at the Expo was The Making of Toy Story Midway Mania. It covered the creation of the attraction from idea through design, construction, and the final result. Really fascinating. There were four panelists...

D23 Expo - Day 4, Plus This and That

As usual, not enough time to write everything I'd like to write about, so just a few things. Lee's been busy editing video, so we have a few new videos on youtube from Jay Rasulo's Imagineering the Future of Disney...

D23 Expo - Day 3, Part 1

We're having a great time but getting tired - there is so much to do and not enough hours! Haven't had much time do any video editing, and only a little photo editing, so this is going to be a...

D23 Expo - Day 2, Part 2

Back to Day 2 of the Expo. One thing I didn't mention...except for the Arena, most of the rooms for the presentations are pretty small - seating maybe 500 people at most, so it's hard to get into most of...

D23 Expo - Day 2, Part 1

It's Day two of the Expo, but only day one for Lee and me, since we didn't arrive until today. I have pages and pages of notes, and we have lots of video that we are trying to get processed,...

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