Category Archives: Behind The Scenes

Behind the Scenes of ‘Paint the Night’ Parade, Coming for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration

Behind the Scenes of ‘Paint the Night’ Parade, Coming for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration 1 From Shawn Slater, Communications Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Creative Entertainment and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Opening May 22 as part of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, the spectacular new “Paint the Night” parade will feature some of the most innovative floats, vibrant costumes, dazzling special effects, unforgettable music and energetic performances ever presented at Disneyl Continue Reading

A Rare Behind the Scenes Look at ‘La Nouba’ by Cirque du Soleil at Walt Disney World Resort

A Rare Behind the Scenes Look at ‘La Nouba’ by Cirque du Soleil at Walt Disney World Resort 2 From Darcy Clark, Marketing Manager, Downtown Disney at Walt Disney World Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. As a longtime fan of “La Nouba” by Cirque du Soleil, I’ve always wondered what happens behind the scenes. How much practice do the performers need? What time do they start doing make-up? Who helps them with their costumes? I never dreamed I’d get the chance to peek behind the curtain, but Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes: Making Sleeping Beauty Castle Sparkle for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration

Behind the Scenes: Making Sleeping Beauty Castle Sparkle for the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration 35 From Shannon Swanson, Public Relations Manager, Disneyland Resort and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland park now dazzles in diamonds, part of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration officially kicking off on Friday, May 22. A few months ago, we went behind the scenes for a glimpse at what it took to create this sparkling look with Imagineer David Caranci. In the video below, Continue Reading

Exclusive: Go Behind the Scenes of the New Muppet Shorts

Exclusive: Go Behind the Scenes of the New Muppet Shorts 36 From the Disney Insider Disney Insider here, with a major announcement about your favorite Muppets: Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear, and others are set to star in Disney Junior’s “Muppet Moments” beginning Friday, April 3! The short-form series features funny conversations—and outrageously adorable moments—between Muppets and young kids about everyday topics like apologies, favorite foods, and manners. Bu Continue Reading

Behind-the-Scenes: Three Michelin-Starred Chef Arnaud Lallement Discusses His Culinary Creations at Disney Cruise Line’s Remy

From Salah Chetbi, Dining and Beverage Standards and Consistency Manager, Disney Cruise Line and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. Last week, you heard from Chef Arnaud Lallement, advising chef at Remy, about his role with Disney Cruise Line. We are privileged to have him, a three Michelin-starred chef from France, work alongside the award-winningVictoria & Albert’s Chef Scott Hunnel to develop the menu at o Continue Reading

A Cute, Fluffy Look Behind the Scenes of 101 Dalmatians

A Cute, Fluffy Look Behind the Scenes of 101 Dalmatians 37 Disney fan-favorite, 101 Dalmatians, is now available on Diamond Edition Blu-ray, Digital HD, and Disney Movies Anywhere. We thought that made it the perfect time to show you these wonderful behind-the-scenes photos from the making of the film. The film marked a new, modern look to animation and utilized cutting edge technology such as Xerox. (For more on what it was like working on the film, read our interview wi Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes of New Disneyland Resort ‘Frozen Fun’ Commercial

Behind the Scenes of New Disneyland Resort ‘Frozen Fun’ Commercial 38 From Valarie Sukovaty, Disneyland Public Relations and posted on the Disney Parks Blog. You may have seen our new commercial highlighting “Frozen Fun” here at the Disneyland Resort. If you haven’t, take a look below. It’s a magical melding of classic Disneyland Resort attractions and the newest member of our Disney family, “Frozen,” in which some of your favorite attraction residents are singing “Fi Continue Reading

From Real Life to Reel Life

From Real Life to Reel Life 39 We all know Disney movies are magical. And the process of making these films is just as magical. It’s always fun to take a peek into the inspiration behind some of our favorite characters. A lot of them were influenced by live action models, including live action puppy models! Take a look at these behind the scene images from Disney classics: Tinker Bell from Peter Pan We are impressed by the size of those gia Continue Reading

D23 Interview With Angelina Jolie About Maleficent Transformation

D23 Interview With Angelina Jolie About Maleficent Transformation 40 D23, put out a story where they spoke to Angelina Jolie about her transformation into Maleficent and also what it was like working with the other actors and actresses on the set. When Academy Award®-winning actress Angelina Jolie got wind that a movie about Maleficent, her favorite Disney character, was going to be made, her interest was peaked. “I loved Maleficent when I was a little girl,” says Jolie. “I Continue Reading

Behind the Scenes: Designing a Disney Fireworks Show

Behind the Scenes: Designing a Disney Fireworks Show 41 This was originally posted on the Disney Parks Blog, by Jennifer Fickley-Baker, Social Media Manager and I thought it was very interesting.  So many of the Disney visitors finish their day with a spectacular fireworks show, it’s fun to see what goes on behind the scenes to bring these shows to life. Designing a fireworks show for a Disney Park involves selecting music, playing with color, and choosing ind Continue Reading

See The Faces Behind The Voices You Know So Well

See The Faces Behind The Voices You Know So Well 42 So have you ever walked through a Disney Park and heard that voice that announces what is coming up?  Have you heard that familiar voice that announces how many minutes till the park opens?  Have you ever wondered who records those voices for Disney?  Well wonder no in this video below you will meet the faces behind the voices heard at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks. During a recent re Continue Reading