Disney Movies Are Great Family Entertainment
Walt Disney Company Is An Industry Leader
Called Disney for short The Walt Disney Company is one of the worlds premiere multimedia and entertainment corporations. The company was established on Oct. 16, 1923 by Walt and Roy Disney, two brothers who managed to take a small animation studio and turn it into today what is one of the largest Hollywood studios, more than 10 theme parks, several water parks and several more television networks. Walt Disney is highly known for being a film producer and a innovator in the art of animation. He and his company are responsible for writing and producing many memorable Disney Movies over the decades. So many, that you and your family could spend a life time trying to watch and enjoy all of the entertaining TV series, movies and dvds this company has been responsible for creating.
Two of the companies most successful and popular theme parks are Disney Land Park an Disney World Resort, both which are known throughout the world. Disney Land Park is located in Anaheim, CA., and has hosted over 515 million visitors since the attraction opened, over 50 yrs. ago, on July 17, 1955. Disney World Resort or also called Walt Disney World is located in Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Fl, which is right outside of the city limits of Orlando, Fl. The get away officially opened its doors to the public on Oct. 1, 1971 as the Magic kingdom. Since then they have added Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios and Disney's Animal Kingdom to the resort. The 20,000+ acre site is the largest theme park resort any where in the world.
On May 5, 2006 Disney Co. bought Pixar Animation Studios for $7.4 billion in stock offerings. Pixar, a computer animation studio based in Emeryville, Ca., is known throughout the film industry for movies such as Toy Story, Finding Nemo, Monsters Inc. and DVD exclusives like Mike's New Car, Jack-Jack Attack and Mater and the Ghostlight. Using its own self created industry standard software, called Renderman, Pixar continues to be successful at creating very high-quality and photorealistic images in their movies and dvds.
The Disney Company also owns the most successful portfolio of kids TV channels, the Disney Channel Worldwide reaches over 150 million subscribers in more than 100 countries from the U.S., Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Latin America. The Disney Channel is a 24-hour general entertainment television network in the United States that has gain the viewership of children, around the world, through original series and movies. Worldwide the channel is made up of 24 Disney Channels, 8 Playhouse Disney Channels and 9 Toon Disney Channels. The network is located in Burbank, Ca., not too far from Disney's headquarters.