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  1. 1. Walt Disney
  2. 2. About  The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney ) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world.  Founded on October 16 , 1923 by brothers Walt and Roy Disney as a small animation studio  Today it is one of the largest Hollywood studios and also owns eleven theme parks , two water parks and several television networks, including the American Broadcasting Company (ABC). Disney's corporate headquarters and primary production facilities are located at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank , California , USA .
  3. 3. more…..  On June 12, 2006 Disney Mobile phone service is launched  On January 23 , Disney announces a deal to purchase Pixar Animation Studios in an all-stock transaction worth $7.4bn  In July 2006, the Disney film Pirates of the Caribbean 2 is the highest grossing movie in opening weekend history at $135,000,000 USD  Employees : 133,000 (2006)
  4. 4. even more…..  "The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the worlds leading producers and providers of entertainment and information.Using our portfolio of brands to differentiate our content, services and consumer products, we seek to develop the most creative, innovativeand profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world."  The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five businesssegments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.
  5. 5. Disney business areas  Disney has interests in  Media Networks – broadcast, cable, radio, publishing and internet. Their TV includes ABC, Disney channel. ESPN, Radio Disney, Walt Disney Internet Group, Buena Vista  Parks and Resorts Walt Disney World, Disney Parks  Consumer products – clothes, food health and beauty products, stationary ,games, publishing ,toys  Studio Entertainment- next slide!!
  6. 6. Film business  Walt Disney Pictures – includes Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar  Disneytoon Studios – Touchstone Pictures Hollywood Pictures, and Miramax Films  Walt Disney Motion Pictures International – is the international distribution  Walt Disney Home Entertainment – distributes to home market both sales and rental  Disney Music- distributes soundtracks under Walt Disney Records, Hollywood Records and Lyric Street Records
  7. 7. The Brands Disney owns  Walt Disney Studios • Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment (Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Inc. doing business as) • Special Events Group The Muppets Studio (formerly Muppets Holding Company LLC) • • Disney Music Group • Walt Disney Records • Hollywood Records • Disney Music Publishing Agarita Music • Buena Vista Music Co. • Falferious Music • Fuzzy Muppet Songs/Mad Muppet Melodies • Holpic Music, Inc. • Hollywood Pictures Music • Seven Peaks Music • Seven Summits Music • Touchstone Pictures Music & Songs, Inc. • Touchstone Songs] • Walt Disney Music Company • Wonderland Music Company Motion pictures Walt Disney Pictures. common name for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Production • Disneynature Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures distribution Touchstone Pictures Lucasfilm Industrial Light & Magic • Skywalker Sound • Lucasfilm Animation Lucasfilm Animation Singapore • LucasArts - • Lucas Licensing • Lucas Online • Disney Studio Services • Studio Production Services • Walt Disney Studios (Burbank) • Golden Oak Ranch • Prospect Studios • KABC7 Studio B • Bueva Vista Concerts • Disney Theatrical Group[edit] • Disney Theatrical Productions • Disney Live Family Entertainment Music Theatre International Disney on Ice - produced by Feld Entertainment • Disney Live - produced by Feld Entertainment • • Studio Post Production Disney Digital Studio Services Animation Walt Disney Animation Studios DisneyToon Studios • Pixar Animation Studios
  8. 8.  All Disney films are similar in one way or another, whether it’s through use o fanimation, special effects, the storyline about princesses and princes. Disney films have many features that make them stand out from other films. Their focus is generally at children, whereas other film studios have a wider range. However, Disney are very successful, and the features of their films make them very recognisable
  9. 9. Film Formula  FANTASY – all Disney films are make-believe stories, with elements of fantasy. Many of the original films are based on fairy-tales, with the more modern films based on modern day fantasies (girl meets boy/their goal is achieved etc.)  RELATABLE CHARACTERS - all Disney films seem to have characters that the audience will be able to relate to. For example, Mary Poppins has a young girl and a young boy, a mother and a father. Even if it isn’t a family, there are characters that the audience can relate to and find similarities within them and themselves.  GOOD CHARACTER V BAD CHARACTER – the storyline of all Disney films are generally about a good character or group of characters having to defeat a bad character, and achieve a goal. For example, Cinderella has to defeat her wicked step mother and step sisters, andmeet her prince charming.
  10. 10. Filmography  Financing Disney Pictures is owned by The Walt Disney Company, the largest media conglomerate in the world in terms of revenue. This company owns television channels, publishings, 14 theme parks, merchandising as well as the Disney Pictures. Therefore, Disney Pictures is funded by The Walt Disney Company.  Production In terms of production, Disney Pictures do a lot of this themselves. The Walt Disney Company own one of the largest and well known studios in Hollywood, where a huge number of their films are produced and edited. This was created by Walt Disney himself in 1924  Walt and his brother Roy formed their own distribution company – Buena Vista Distribution Company Inc to handle the U.S distribution of their own productions. Buena Vista International was formed in 1992.  Disney Studios Motion Picture distributes all features produced by the following: -• Walt Disney Pictures – Walt Disney Animation Studios – Pixar Animation Studios – DisneyToon Studios• Disneynature• Marvel Studios• Touchstone Pictures – Dreamworks Pictures• Hollywood Pictures• ESPN Films
  11. 11. The Lion King  Greatest film success The Lion King 1994-Tricked into thinking he killed his father, a guilt ridden lion cub flees into exile and abandons his identity as the future King. The Lion King had a gross of $422,783,777 in November 2013. It was Disney's first original idea, and remains one of the few Disney animated films to not be fairy tale- oriented, or based on a fairy tale.