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D23 News: Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios Announce Upcoming Film Slate at D23 Expo

At the D23 Expo on Friday afternoon, John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios announced details and shared footage for the upcoming slate of animated films. The films include Coco, Wreck-it-Ralph 2, Frozen 2, Toy Story 4, and more.

D23 Panels Include Theme Park Updates, Movie News, and More

There are just a couple weeks until the D23 Expo 2015 kicks off at the Anaheim Convention Center and Disney fans are eagerly anticipating announcements about the future of the Disney theme parks, movies, and more.

The Magic of Disney Animation at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Closing this Month

You can add The Magic of Disney Animation to the growing list of extinct attractions at Disney's Hollywood Studios. The attraction, which has been at the park since 1989, is set to close forever on July 12 to make way for a new guest experience.

Walt Disney World Guests Get Up Close with an Oscar Statuette

For the next couple of days guests at Disney's Hollywood Studios can get up close to an Oscar statuette during the first-ever "My Oscar Moment." This once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunity is all part of the celebration leading up to Sunday night's broadcast of the 87th Academy Awards.

New Animated Short ‘Frozen Fever’ to Debut in Front of ‘Cinderella’ in March 2015

There's more Frozen fun on the horizon. The all-new Walt Disney Animation Studios animated short Frozen Fever has a release date.

The film will open in theaters nationwide on March 13, 2015 in front of the live-action Cinderella.

Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios Name Leadership

Walt Disney Animation Studios has promoted Andrew Millstein to the position of president, and over at Pixar Animation Studios Jim Morris has been named to the same position for that division.

Stars of ‘Big Hero 6’ Ready to Meet Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disneyland

Disney's newest animated film, Big Hero 6, is open in theaters and the film's stars are ready for their close-up at the Disney Parks.

Walt Disney Animation Studios Announces ‘Moana’

The next animated feature from Walt Disney Animation Studios has been announced and it is set in the ancient South Pacific.

Moana is described as a "sweeping CG-animated comedy-adventure about a spirited teenager on an impossible mission to fulfill her ancestors' quest."

The film is scheduled to arrive in theaters in 2016 and is being directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. This directing duo also worked on The Little Mermaid, The Princess and the Frog, and Aladdin.

Hiro and Baymax from ‘Big Hero 6’ to Meet Guests at Walt Disney World and Disneyland

The stars of Big Hero 6 are headed to Disney's Hollywood Studios later this fall.

Hiro and Baymax will be meeting guests at The Magic of Disney Animation beginning sometime in November.

Guests will have a chance to tour the lab from the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology and then meet Hiro and his sidekick in Hiro's garage workshop.

Out in Disneyland guests will have a chance to visit Hiro's workshop near the Starcarde in Tomorrowland.

Disney Sponsored 2014 World Maker Faire in New York City

The 2014 World Maker Faire was held recently in New York City and for the third year in a row Disney sponsored the event.

More than 75,000 kids and families took part in the World Maker Faire New York. Disney teamed with the World Maker Faire and the New York Hall of Science to bring the event to life.

In the tent sponsored by Disney kids had a chance to interact with 3D printers and create miniature models of Baymax, the star of the upcoming Walt Disney Animation Studios' Big Hero 6.

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5 Reasons Why Fantasyland Is Really Fantastic

As we make our way around the Magic King in our "5 Reasons" series, the next stop is Fantasyland. This land is known for it's kid friendly rides and nods to the golden age of Disney animation. While I've heard some adults say that they don't spend much time in this fairy tale land, if you haven't been there lately it's time for another look. With a multi-million dollar expansion now complete, there's more to see, more to do, and more to eat in Disney's storybook setting. Read on to find out 5 Reasons Why Fantasyland Is Really Fantastic!

Top 10 Things You Can Get for Free at the Walt Disney World Resort

There's nothing inexpensive about a Walt Disney World vacation. From the hotel to the theme park tickets to airfare to food to must-have souvenirs, it's likely that your wallet is going to be a bit lighter at the end of the vacation.

Channel Your Inner Animator at The Magic of Disney Animation in Disney’s Hollywood Studios

If you have ever dreamed about working as a Disney animator there's an attraction at Disney's Hollywood Studios that should be added to your "must" list.

We're talking of course about The Magic of Disney's Animation. The attraction is located in the Animation Courtyard in a building that once housed Walt Disney Feature Animation Florida.

Meet a Cast of Characters at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Disney's Hollywood Studios is home to thrilling rides, exciting shows, and some of the best character meet-and-greets at Walt Disney World.

Sure, you can meet Anna and Elsa at the Magic Kingdom and you can say hello the many Disney princesses at Epcot, but if you're looking for movie stars from Disney's hit films and television shows, the Studios is the place to be.