Walt Disney Essay Topics

Walt Disney or “Uncle Walt”

Have you ever seen a movie or a cartoon that was produced by Disney? Of course you have! That is because there are so many movies and cartoons that are produced by Disney. However, Disney wasn’t as popular in the 1920’s as it is today. It all started with an average man. His name was… View Article

Walt Disney Concert Hall

“Why can’t we have those curves and arches that express feeling in design? What is wrong with them? Why has everything got to be vertical, straight, unbending, only at right angles – and functional? ” ? Charles, Prince of Wales. (Quotes) Three years ago I was studying high school in Los Angeles, and during vacation… View Article

Making Dreams Come True

As a child, did you ever wish upon a star? Did you ever dream of being a prince or princess in a magnificent castle? Or dream of being able to fly high above the tallest buildings? I know I did, I had many dreams. Many children dream of magical places they want to go, people… View Article

Hyperreality in the Context of Postmodernism

Firstly I am going to examine the terms of hyperreality and begin to put it into context in terms of Postmodernism. In order to fully understand the true meaning of hyperreallity I want to look at the roots of the word ‘hyper’ and ‘reality’. The word hyper is commonly referred to energy and excitement, for… View Article

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

Introduction The Walt Disney Company was originally founded in 1923; a company committed to providing quality and wholesome entertainment experiences to people of all ages. The company is known for the following four segments, which consist of Studio Entertainment, Parks and Resorts, Consumer Products and Media Networks. The Walt Disney Company consists of five (5)… View Article

Animatronics

Animatronics was developed by Walt Disney in the early sixties. Essentially, an animatronic puppet is a figure that is animated by means of electromechanical devices. Early examples were found at the 1964 World Fair in the New York Hall of Presidents and Disney Land. In the Hall of Presidents, Lincoln, with all the gestures of… View Article

The Fault And Rise Of John Lasseter

John Lasseter grew up in a family heavily involved in artistic expression. Lasseter was drawn to cartoons as a youngster. Then as a freshman in high school he read a book entitled The Art of Animation. The book, about the making of the Disney animated film Sleeping Beauty, proved to be a revelation for Lasseter…. View Article

Disneyfication of Confucianism as Prersented in Mulan

Filial Piety in the Ballad of Mulan compared to Disney’s version The legend of Mulan, the Chinese woman warrior, was first presented in an annonomous poem called “the Ballad of Mulan” which dated back the 6th sentury Tang Dynansty. The poem was written in five segments; each one represents Mulan’s origin, experience in the battlefield,… View Article

Disneyfication of Confucianism as Prersented in Mulan

Filial Piety in the Ballad of Mulan compared to Disney’s version The legend of Mulan, the Chinese woman warrior, was first presented in an annonomous poem called “the Ballad of Mulan” which dated back the 6th sentury Tang Dynansty. The poem was written in five segments; each one represents Mulan’s origin, experience in the battlefield,… View Article

Walt Disney Organisation Theory

The Walt Disney Company started as a cartoon studio in the 1920’s and became a phenomenal global corporation by providing entertainment for everyone around the world. Today, Walt Disney not only has theme parks, a mass amount of movies, television shows, an actual television channel, a radio station, but it also recently opened many Disney… View Article

UTV and Disney

UTV Software Communications Ltd. is considering the proposal for an alliance with The Walt Disney Company that want to acquire 100 per cent of UTV’s channel, the Hungama TV. In general, the UTV’s opportunities to expand globally include several scenarios. One scenario is to expand the base of UTV in the Indian market and scale… View Article

Cedar Fair

? Problem Statement –While Cedar Fair is steadily growing revenue to the 2013 estimated value of $1. 1B, their operating profit percentage has ranged from 50% to -17% over the past 5 years and relies heavily on season pass sales and visitors over a limited operating period of 130 days, leaving them vulnerable to competitive… View Article

Six Flags

Environment: Amusement parks and theme parks are being the term of the entertainment attractions in over the World. The U. S is almost leading this large numbers of theme park by 322 $ million guests in 2003. According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) “the amusement park industry’s roots can be… View Article

Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Management Strategy

For my final paper I chose to discuss The Walt Disney Company. Since the Company is so large and made up of four primary business segments, I decided to focus on one particular segment: Parks and Resorts. This segment is composed of the theme parks, cruise-line, and vacation club resorts. The Walt Disney Company Parks… View Article

The Future of Theme Parks in International Tourism

|by Clive B. Jones & John Robinett | |State Of The Industry |Theme Parks And Tourism |Developing Trends |[pic] |Introduction |The theme park has several historical antecedents, including the ride-based amusement parks of early 20th| |century America and the garden parks of Europe. || |The birth of the modern theme park, however, is commonly recognized… View Article