(Scroll down for today's annoucements and photographs which will be added throughout the day)
Day Two begins for the D23 Expo!
Today's big event is the 9:00am announcement by the Disney Cruise Line about upcoming itineraries for the ship!
Other highlights today include (but hardly limited to):
Disney Movie Magic - Dick Cook
The Nightmare Before Christmas 3D screening
Making the World of Color - Steven Davidson
The Making of Toy Story the Musical
Signing sessions with: Randy Thortno, Robert Olszewski, Ridkly Pearson, Jason Surrell, and Margaret Kerry
The All Ears® Reporters will be posting text, audio and photos to Twitter.
AllEars® Team Coverage: http://twitter.com/D23Expo_AllEars
Deb Wills: http://twitter.com/allearsdeb
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Deb: We're here! Laura G and Lee Z had a quick trip from San Diego and are looking forward to a great day of D23 events.
Sara: Today's Voluntears project- video msgs for the troops
Sara: Herbie the Love Bug
Sara: was just in girly girl heaven in the Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives exhibit
Waiting for the DCL Presentation
Karl Holtz opens DCL presentation
Sara: 2011 7 nts Alaska cruise 2011 15 nts Panama canal cruise!!
Jeanine: I have my own row at the Dave Barry/Ridley Pearson talk.
Sara: 7 nts Mexican Riviera wonder 10 & 11 nts holiday cruises on magic
Karl also talks Adventures by Disney
DCL 2011 ALASKA
Sara: cool Rocketeer costume!
80 huge pieces combine to make Disney Dream
Vickie Barrett at the Hidden Mickey booth
Learn to draw Disney characters
Sara: Charlie Bridgeway, worked with Walt himself
Beci: Annette and I tracked down the Dreams Donald statue
Sara: Deb handing out lanyards and pins!
DMK: Ridley Pearson/Dave Barry talk on Kingdom Keepers/Peter books very entertaining, even though Barry was remote from Miami
Dave Barry coming live from Miami at his talk with Ridley Pearson
Sara: the coolest Tigger cane!
Cedric: hardly a line for 12:30pm haunted mansion w/Jason Surrell.
Jeanine: Deppster as Sparrow! Like, the actual article!
Don: Disney movies presentation included Tim Burton, John Travolta and family, Nick Cage, Jerry Bruckhiemer, Miley Syrus and Johnny Depp as Jack Sparrow
No wait to see Minnie Mouse at D23Expo
Don: Cook announced a new Disney movie label in cooperation with Del Tormo called - Disney's Double Dare You. Story based scary films!!
Ridley Person Autographing at D23 Expo
Jeanine: In line for Making of World of Color. They have gone to a voucher system to ward off mob riots.
Lee: at Studios presentation - LOVED the 20+ min tribute reel to Disney movies with live orchestra and choir
Sara: the red queen interacting with the WDW Radio team
Sara: The Mad Hatter
Deb and Laura pose with the new DCL Dream - Donald Icon
Dave Smith and @marcmantoo outside the Disney Archives exhibit
Jeanine: Amy Grant will be the signature voice of World of Color.
Steven explains the World of Color coming to DCA
Jeanine: a minor miracle, as the theme park music panel appears to have accomodated the whole standby line.
Sara: Annette & Sara's masterpiece
Steve Barrett of the Hidden Mickeys books at D23expo
DMK: We make the music w/Valerie Vigoda
Beci: sing along and dancing at the radio disney stage. Love the van!
Beci: might be Sept but Hallmark has 3 decorated trees for auction for boys & girls clubs
Don: Tron Legacy presentation- quick q & a with panel- no big reveals- now showing original Tron in digital 3D
Sara: Done at D23 for the day. Park time tonight!
Jeanine: Michael Giacchino talks about scoring Space Mountain and Luxo Jr.
Storytellers Theatre is home to many of the talks!
Finally seated for the show! Been a long wait!
A very magical moment for a very special 10 year anniversary
Cedric: made it into the making of Toy Story the Musical. Deb W is in the front
Don: GREAT Day at D23!! Many many freebies from stickers to toys to candy. Many daily drawings as well. Worth the trip!
Deb: We Make the Music program ran late, but was so interesting -- Bruce Broughton, Joel McNeely, Michael Giacchino and more. Really enjoyed it!
Composers Joel McNeely, Valerie Vigoda, Brendan Milburn do song from Toy Story musical.
Musical team for Toy Story the Musical
Jeanine: A rare break in scheduling allows for a quick park trip.
Lee: in hotel starting to edit video from today's events and saw sunset over D23 site
Jeanine: watching Walt & El Grupo with Jim Hill and panelists.
Jeanine: waiting for the Tommy Kirk panel.Will probably not stay for film, as without some sleep soon, I may die.
Cedric: done w/walt and el grupo panel/saludos amigos. Been up since 5am.