D23 “Fantastic Worlds Celebration” Details Announced

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D23 “Fantastic Worlds Celebration” Details Announced

D23 has announced details for its upcoming Fantastic Worlds Celebration. This celebration is a week of all-new virtual events taking things to a whole new (fantastic) level. Some panels are open for all Disney fans and others are exclusive to D23 Gold and Gold Family Members.

Let’s take a look at the daily events!

D23 “Fantastic Worlds Celebration” Details Announced

Monday, November 16

The Fantasia Legacy: A Conversation with Eric Goldberg

Premieres: 2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET

In celebration of the 80th anniversary of Fantasia and the 20th anniversary of Fantasia/2000, enjoy this special retrospective with master animator, Eric Goldberg of Walt Disney Animation Studios, one of the key creators of Fantasia/2000. Tune in for a look at the beautiful sights and sounds of the beloved Disney classics.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge – Storytelling through Merchandise

Premieres: 3:00 PM PT / 6:00 PM ET

Meet the Disney Theme Park Merchandising team who help to bring Batuu to life as they explore the rich storytelling that goes into the exotic and authentic imports of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge!

Tuesday, November 17

Marvel’s 616 Uncovered

Premieres: 2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET

Get an exclusive first look at this exciting new Disney+ docuseries series with Executive Producers Sarah Amos and Jason Sterman, and Directors Clay Jeter and Brian Oakes to get a glimpse into these remarkable stories, showcasing the intersections of storytelling, pop culture, and fandom within the Marvel Universe.

Marvel Comics Celebrates 80 Years of Captain America

Premieres: 3:00 PM PT / 6:00 PM ET

A journey eight decades in the making! Marvel Comics Editor-in-Chief C.B. Cebulski and Executive Editor Tom Brevoort as they follow the All-American Avenger through the comics, pop culture, and onto the big screen!

Wednesday, November 18

Globetrotting with Mickey Mouse and the Walt Disney Archives

**GOLD MEMBER EXCLUSIVE EVENT – Visit D23.com to register**

Premieres: 2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET

D23 Gold and Gold Family Members are in for a special treat as we travel the world to celebrate the birthday of the leader of the club himself, Mickey Mouse!  Dive into exciting stories of the international icon with rarely seen images and a fascinating look at the Walt Disney Archives! Join the team from the Walt Disney Archives as we celebrate Mickey’s Birthday with a look at his globetrotting adventures, bringing happiness to all corners of this fantastic world!

Celebrate Mickey & Minnie on Their Birthday

Premieres: 3:00 PM PT / 6:00 PM ET 

All Aboard! Join us for the ultimate birthday celebration for everyone’s favorite pals, Mickey and Minnie! The virtual birthday party will include a look at the new Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, a sneak peek of the Disney+ series The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse, and many more birthday surprises in store!

Thursday, November 19

Walt Disney World: Destination Tomorrow

Premieres: 2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET

Once you decide you are going to Walt Disney World, the fun really begins. The dreaming, planning and sharing of excitement takes on a magic of its own. Hear from fellow planners as they share their secrets on creating a memorable vacation to The Most Magical Place on Earth and discover how a great big beautiful tomorrow is just a dream away.

EPCOT – The Magic of Possibility

Premieres: 3:00 PM PT / 6:00 PM ET

Learn about the Magic of Possibility at EPCOT and how this park is transforming today and building toward the future. You’ll hear about the making of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure and what it takes to bring this animated favorite to life in the France pavilion.

Friday, November 20

Toy Story 25th – All new 5 Facts Video!

Premieres: 2:00 PM PT / 5:00 PM ET 

Celebrate twenty-five years of Toy Story, and throw back to our favorite group of toys, uncovering some rarely heard stories and facts about Pixar’s first feature film!

Creating Fantastic Worlds: A Journey into Disney Worldbuilding

**GOLD MEMBER EXCLUSIVE EVENT – Visit D23.com to register**

Premieres: 3:00 PM PT / 6:00 PM ET

From San Fransokyo and Wakanda to Treasure Cove, Mustafar, and beyond, enjoy the ultimate conclusion toD23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration as we bring together creative wizards from across the realms of Disney as they share a collective look behind the magic in creating the worlds that we all love. Hosted by Justina Ireland (Star Wars: A Test of Courage, Star Wars: Lando’s Luck), this all-star lineup of creative geniuses will include Paul Felix (Production Designer, Walt Disney Animation Studios), Noah Klocek Production Designer, Pixar Animation Studios), Luc Mayrand (Creative Portfolio Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering), Ryan Meinerding (VP of Visual Development, Creative Director Marvel Studios), Mark Miller (Executive Creative Producer, ILMxLAB) and Andy Park (Director Visual Development, Marvel Studios)!

Now through November 22, anyone who purchases a new D23 Gold or Gold Family Membership will receive the exclusive Fantastic Worlds four-pin set for free.

D23 “Fantastic Worlds Celebration” Details Announced

All virtual events will be available to fans on D23.com, D23’s Facebook page, and D23’s YouTube.

Which event are you most looking forward to?



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