The Walt Disney Company is a big company commonly known as Disney. It is an American expanded multinational mass media and entertainment conglomerate. It headquartered located at the Walt Disney Studios in Burbank, California. It is the world’s second-largest media conglomerate in terms of revenue, after Comcast. Disney was founded on October 16, 1923 by Brothers Walt Disney and Roy O. Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio. It recognized itself as a leader in the American animation industry before expanding into live-action film production, television, and theme parks. The company also operated under the names The Walt Disney Studio and then Walt Disney Productions.
In addition, Disney has created and developed corporate divisions in order to market more mature content than is typically associated with its flagship family-oriented brands. The company is best known for the products of its film studio. Today one of the largest and best-known studios in American cinema is Walt Disney Studio.
Besides that, Disney’s also have other three main divisions are Walt Disney Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products, Disney Media Networks, and Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International. Disney also owns and operates many things such as the ABC broadcast television network; cable television networks such as Disney Channel, ESPN, A+E Networks, and Freeform. Even owns and licenses 14 theme parks around the world.
The company has been a constituent of the Dow Jones Industrial Average since May 6, 1991. Mickey Mouse is the cartoon created in 1928, is the signature mascot and emblem for Disney.
The Walt Disney Company mission is to be one of the world’s leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. They using portfolio of brands to differentiate content, services and consumer products. They try to put a lot of effort develop the most creative, innovative and profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world.
Disney’s leadership team manages is the world’s largest media company and are the visionaries behind. They work towards strategic direction for The Walt Disney Company. They always focuses on generating the best creative content possible, development innovation and exploiting the latest technology, while expanding into new markets around the world.
CHAIRMAN AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER CHAIRMAN, THE WALT DISNEY STUDIOS
The Walt Disney Company’s (DIS) Media Networks segment is the company’s largest segment in terms of revenue. It had 45% revenue share in 1H15. Media Networks includes broadcast and cable television networks, television distribution and production, domestic television stations, and radio networks and stations.
Disney also have many parks, experiences and consumer products brings Disney’s stories, characters and franchises to life through Parks and Resorts, toys, apps, apparel, books and stores. Walt Disney World also has other entertainment options and activities that make everyone feel awesome and become a popular destination even for people who really like theme parks or rides.
For over 90 years, The Walt Disney Studios has been the foundation on which The Walt Disney Company was built. Today, the Studio brings quality movies, music and stage plays to consumers throughout the world.
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? Walt Disney Animation Studios
? Pixar Animation Studio
? Disney Music Group
? Disney Theatrical Group
? Disneytoon Studios
? MARVEL STUDIOS
? Disney Nature
? Lucas Film
Disney’s company in the Asia Pacific is very attractive with audience. They started with the first screening of “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” in Shanghai in the 1930s. It was a big successful Studio and four world-class theme parks are proving to be wonderful brand inspirations for Disney storytelling in the Asia region. Even Shanghai Disney Resort also becomes the Company’s largest foreign investment to date, it opened in 2016.In the first year, and ten millions of guests are welcomed to the studio.
The Tokyo Disney Resort is a theme park and vacation resort located in Urayasu, Chiba, Japan, just east of Tokyo. It is owned and operated by the Oriental Land Company Tokyo Disney Resort, Disney is involved in a various range of businesses in Japan. They involve in media networks and studio entertainment to consumer products and interactive media.
EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST, AND AFRICA
The Walt Disney Company has been at the lead of family entertainment in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for over 80 years. It is dedicated to creating innovative, entertainment experiences for the people. Even Disney Channel also appeal in European to managed digital cable and satellite channel which owned by the European branch of The Walt Disney Company, broadcasting in the Balkans, Greece, the Middle East and Africa.
The Walt Disney Company Latin America is one of The Walt Disney Company’s international division. Disney brings its brands and businesses to Latin American. They use households through on-air and digital entertainment, live-action and animation releases, theatrical productions, and music and consumer product.