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13 November 2019

Walt Disney Imagineering pulls back the curtain in new Disney+ documentary

The Imagineering Story, a new docuseries airing today (12 November 2019) with the launch of Disney+, unveils an authentic, behind-the-scenes look at Walt Disney Imagineering. From Walt Disney’s ambitious idea developed in his “backyard laboratory” to the thrilling innovation employed to create immersive, story-driven experiences like those in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, Disney Imagineers recount their 65-year journey with honesty and reverence.   

The Academy Award® and Emmy® nominated director and producer, Leslie Iwerks, uncovered never-before seen footage and captured interviews with current and former Imagineers to create a riveting and telling story.

“Walt Disney Imagineering has been through many ups and downs throughout its storied history. But our core mission of creating immersive storytelling has remained our overall guiding philosophy,” said Bob Weis, president of Walt Disney Imagineering. “The Imagineering Story illustrates the talent, passion, hard work — and occasional setbacks — that go into designing Disney’s incredible themed experiences. This first-person account of our history is filled with an inspiring message about what’s possible when diverse talent comes together to create worlds and experiences not found anywhere else.”

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