D23 EXPO 2015
Anaheim Convention Center August 14-16
We are so excited for the upcoming D23 EXPO 2015, we can hardly even stand it. Finally after much anticipation, Walt Disney Studios announced an exclusive look at upcoming film projects from Disney, Pixar, Marvel and Lucasfilm at the most anticipated Disney fandom event.
Walt Disney Studios announced on July 21, 2015 – The Studio will unveil its animation and live action films in two enormous Hall D23 shows to feature surprise guests and those magical Disney moments that no one ever forgets! We can hardly even stand it, we are riddled with anticipation!
Must See Events!
Sunday, August 16, 3:00 pm – Hall D23
A musical celebration with Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez! Host Chris Montan, president, Walt Disney Music, and the Oscar®-winning songwriting team of Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez as they take you on a once-in-a-lifetime musical journey through the world of Frozen. This one-day-only performance features your favorite friends from the Walt Disney Animation Studios film—including Anna and Elsa––with sing-along experiences and fascinating stories behind some of your favorite Frozen songs.
The 20th anniversary celebration of Disney Pixar’s Toy Story
Friday, August 14, 3:00 pm – Hall D23
John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, and the original Pixar crew come to together to share where Walt Disney and Pixar are heading next with an in-depth look at the animation studios’ slate.
The event will include never-before-seen footage from Pixar’s upcoming The Good Dinosaur and Finding Dory and Disney Animation’s Zootopia and Moana along with surprise announcements, musical performances, and appearances by the films’ star voice talent.
Worlds, Galaxies, and Universes: Live Action at The Walt Disney Studios
Saturday, August 15, 10:30 am – Hall D23
Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm are home to some of the planet’s best storytellers, immersing audiences fully in the world of each film from beginning to end and beyond. In this exclusive Hall D23 presentation, join Walt Disney Studios Chairman Alan Horn for a tour of upcoming live-action projects from these legendary film studios. A bevy of special guests will be on hand to offer a look at an unparalleled slate that includes Alice Through the Looking Glass, The Jungle Book, Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War, Star Wars: The Force Awakens—and much, much more.
Other Key Events Include
- Conversation with the Filmmakers and the Emotions Behind Inside Out Friday, August 14, 11:30 am – Stage 28
- Welcome to Zootopia! Saturday, August 15, 1:30 pm – Stage 28
- Pixar Secrets Revealed! Hear the Stories They Didn’t Want You to Know!Saturday, August 15, 3:00 pm – Stage 28
- Toy Story: 20 Years Later, the Original Crew Looks Back Saturday, August 15, 4:30 pm – Stage 23
- Aladdin – The Making of a Classic Saturday, August 15, 6:00 pm – Stage 28
- The Shorts of Walt Disney Animation Studios: from Paperman to Prep & Landing, Feast to Frozen Fever Sunday, August 16, 11:30 am – Stage 28
- The Tunes Behind the Toons: Screening/Q&A Sunday, August 16, 6:00 pm, Stage 28
On the Expo Show Floor You’ll See
The Walt Disney Studios – Show Floor Exhibition
Step into the worlds of The Walt Disney Studios in this wide-ranging showcase of exciting projects from Disney Live Action, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Disneynature, Marvel Studios and Lucasfilm. Among the many highlights:
- For the first time at D23 EXPO, Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios have created a joint experience with live demonstrations, presentations, and autograph signings with top filmmakers from each studio, plus free giveaways and interactive displays featuring the films Inside Out, The Good Dinosaur, Zootopia, Finding Dory and Moana, this is a can’t-miss attraction for animation fans.
- Explore costumes, props and photo ops from the Studios’ live-action films, including Disney, Marvel and Lucasfilm!
Disney Movies Anywhere Tweet Suite
Take pics and share them in the Disney Movies Anywhere Tweet Suite.This is also to promote Disney’s digital movie app that lets you watch your Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars movie collection across your favorite devices, anywhere you go.
Say Aloha to John Lasseter’s Film-Themed Hawaiian Shirts
Chief Creative Officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios John Lasseter takes Disney and Pixar animation to heart—literally. For nearly every film—from Finding Nemo and Wreck-It Ralph to Frozen and Inside Out, Lasseter has commissioned an exclusive movie-themed Hawaiian shirt. Fans will see their favorite film characters “materialize” before their eyes in this colorful collection.
An Animator’s Gallery: Eric Goldberg
D23 hosts the first public exhibition anywhere of “An Animator’s Gallery: Eric Goldberg.” Celebrate Goldberg, whose artistry at Walt Disney Animation Studios began with his groundbreaking work on Genie in Aladdin, and continues to this day on projects such as the upcoming Moana and the 2014 Oscar®-nominated Mickey Mouse short Get A Horse! The exhibition features a collection of more than 100 of Goldberg’s caricatured creations of Disney characters, drawn in a style reminiscent of art seen on the famed walls of Sardi’s Restaurant and The Brown Derby. This incredible collection of art is from the newly released book An Animator’s Gallery: Eric Goldberg Draws the Disney Characters, and will be available for purchase in the Walt Disney Publishing pop-up shop on the EXPO show floor.
Frozen Album Signing
With the purchase of Frozen: The Songs or Frozen Picture Disc at the Disney Music Emporium, guests will be issued a wristband to secure a space for an album signing with Kristen Anderson-Lopez, Robert Lopez and Tom MacDougall (Co-Producer, Frozen Soundtrack) on Saturday, August 15 at 10:30 am.
Tickets for D23 EXPO 2015:
$74 for a one-day adult admission
$54 for children 3–12
Tickets for members of D23:
$65 for a one-day adult admission
$48 for children
*Multi-day money-saving tickets are also available
D23 Members can save as much as $112 off the price of admission, based on the purchase of four three-day tickets at the member rate. For more information on tickets and the ticket pricing structure for membership and general admission, visit D23EXPO.com.