Hey Disney Fans!
Greetings from Wikia’s Community Development Team!
The Annual Disney D23 Expo is coming up this August and Wikia has a special preview of some of the events to share with you! With panels covering a wide range of topics, from an introduction to the upcoming Walt Disney Animation Studios comedy-adventure film Zootopia to behind the scenes look at making of the Disney classic Aladdin, and stands on the show floor like a Frozen Album signing and joint Disney-Pixar interactive displays, the D23 expo is a can’t miss! Without further ado, click here for a list of exciting events.
Although Wikia will not be attending the D23 Expo, remember to check Wikia Live to see the events future Wikia is attending and to keep up with the latest news from conventions across the globe.
Here are some brief summaries of a couple of the upcoming events at the D23 Expo.
Every Story Is a Journey: The Upcoming Films of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios
Friday, August 14, 3:00 pm - Hall D23
In what has become a D23 EXPO must-see, host John Lasseter, chief creative officer of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios, presents “Every Story is a Journey.” Filmmakers will unveil never-before-seen footage from Pixar’s upcoming The Good Dinosaur and Finding Dory and Disney Animation’s Zootopia and Moana. The event will include surprise announcements, musical performances, and appearances by the films’ star voice talent.
Welcome to Zootopia!
Saturday, August 15, 1:30 pm - Stage 28
Join directors Byron Howard (Tangled, Bolt) and Rich Moore (Wreck-It Ralph), producer Clark Spencer (Wreck-It Ralph, Bolt), and artists from the incredible production team as they introduce Zootopia, a magnificent mammal metropolis!
Aladdin – The Making of a Classic
Saturday, August 15, 6:00 pm - Stage 28
Join the voice actors behind Jasmine and Aladdin, the directors of Aladdin, and some of the animators for a behind the scenes look at the great Disney Classic Aladdin, a film that led to a “whole new world” for animation.
The Shorts of Walt Disney Animation Studios: from Paperman to Prep & Landing, Feast to Frozen Fever
Sunday, August 16, 11:30 am - Stage 28
Join the filmmakers behind the recent shorts Feast, Paperman, Frozen Fever and so many others, including Get a Horse!, John Henry, Lorenzo and The Ballad of Nessie for a conversation about this truly animated art form.