A man of dreams..He dreamed big dreams..And he made his dreams
come true. Presentation by:Sana RafiqMBA(MM)3RD SEM Qualities of a
objectiveRisk-takerInnovatorCreativityAdaptability to changing
situationsInterested in diversity
Imagine a person who has all these qualities.. Walt Disney- The
Artist Hero Walter Elias Disney (1901-1966) founder of The Walt
Disney Company- one of the largest media and entertainment
corporations across the globe. Revenue: US$36.1 Billion (FY
2009)Headquarters: Burbank, United Total Employees: 150,000 The
Walt Disney company owns- five vacation resorts, eleven theme
parks, two water parks, thirty-nine hotels, eight motion picture
studios, six record labels, leven cable television networks, one
terrestrial television network.
Famous for : Influence in the field of entertainment Animated
films Innovative theme parks, etc. Known as the man behind the
Awards.He was a multiple Acadamy Award winner American
Enterpreneur. (32 acadamy awards-a world record)1932: Honorary
Award for: creation of Mickey Mouse.1934: Best Short Subject,
Cartoons for: Three Little Pigs (1933) 1935: Best Short Subject,
Cartoons for: The Tortoise and the Hare (1934)1954: Best
Documentary, Features for: The Living Desert (1953) 1954: Best
Documentary, Short Subjects for: The Alaskan Eskimo (1953) 1954:
Best Short Subject, Cartoons for: Toot Whistle Plunk and Boom
(1953) 1954: Best Short Subject, Two-reel for: Bear Country (1953)
1955: Best Documentary, Features for: The Vanishing Prairie (1954)
1956: Best Documentary, Short Subjects for: Men Against the Arctic
1959: Best Short Subject, Live Action Subjects for: Grand Canyon
1969: Best Short Subject, Cartoons for: Winnie the Pooh and the
Blustery Day The Life Of Young WaltWalt was born in Chicago,
Illinois, on December 5, 1901, one of 5 children.Young Walt had a
very early interest in drawing and art.
Besides his other interests, Walt attended Mckinley high School
Also interested in Acting and performing.
Walt Disney tried to join the army but he was too young. So, he
lied to the Red Cross about his age and they sent him overseas
where e he drove an ambulance, which he had covered in cartoon
6 Beginning Of A Legacy. He wanted to pursue a career in
commercial art, which soon lead to his experiments in
Disney- A risk taker.
His talents were used in a silent cartoon entitled Plane
Mickey Mouse made his screen debut in Steamboat Willie, the
worlds first synchronized sound cartoon , which premiered at the
Colony Theatre in New York.
Disney was an Innovator- i.e., his drive to perfect art of
animation was endless.
Walt got his first academy awards in 1932 for the production
entitled Flowers and Trees.
In 1937.Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the 1st full-length
animated musical feature was premiered. The film produced at the
cost of $499,000 during the depths of the depression!
During the next 5 years , Disney Studios completed full-length
animated classics such as Pinocchio, Fantasia, Dumbo &
Walt wanted Diversification. In the late 1940s, Disney began
sketching ideas for a theme park.Walt Disneys dream of clean, and
organized amusement park came true, as Disneyland park opened in
Walt Disney failures..Hoping to find work outside the Chicago
O-Zell factory, in 1919 Walt moved back to Kansas City to begin his
artistic careerHe met a fellow artist by the name of Ubbe
IwerksThis was in 1920 and the company was known as Iwerks-Disney
Unfortunately the business got off to a rough start and soon had to
His next job led him into the field of animationSoon Walt Disney
was ready for his next attempt at building his own studio.The one
would be known as the Laugh O Gram Studio. The name came from a
series of cartoons that Walt Disney was producing for a local
Kansas City theatre operator. And it was nearly a success too.Walt
Disney's inability to handle money would be his downfall this time
around. And so after the company went bankrupt.
But Walt Disney wasnt finished there Walt Disney packed up his
bags and moved to Hollywood, California. This time around Walt
would team up with his brother Roy O. Disney.And so the Disney
Brother's Studio was born. And it started off with a hit. Known as
the Alice Comedies the studio began to turn out a number of short
films based around the story Alice in Wonderland.
Walt had made the mistake of selling the rights to Oswald the
Lucky Rabbit to its distributor. .They would turn out to be very
successful and would lead to another character Oswald the Lucky
Rabbit. Walt Disney though had one final bump in the road before
becoming ultimately successful.
After what had happened to Oswald the Lucky Rabbit Walt Disney
found his studio in need of a replacement character. And so Mickey
Mouse was born And millions of children can get a hug each year
from a big furry mouse
Cal ArtsDisney devoted substantial time to funding The
California Institute of the Arts (Cal Arts). Formed in 1961 through
a merger of the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and the Chou nard
Art Institute, which had helped in the training of the animation
staff during the 1930s. He donated 38 acres (0.154km2) of the
Golden Oaks ranch in Valencia for construction of the school. Cal
Arts moved onto the Valencia campus in 1972.when Disney died,
one-fourth of his estate went to Cal Arts, which helped in building
its campus. In his will, Disney paved the way for the creation of
several charitable trusts which included one for the California
Institute of the Arts and other for the Disney Foundation
Walt Disney Family MuseumIn 2009, the Walt Disney Family Museum
opened in the Presidio of San Francisco. Thousands of artifacts
from Disney's life and career are on display, including 248 awards
that he received.
Inside The Magic Kingdom: How Disney Achieved SuccessAlways
remember that this whole thing was started with a dream and a
mouse., Disney said.
He created the worlds First Multimedia Empire.
An entrepreneur with a natural flair for animation, Disney
became the worlds well-known and respected entertainer, creating a
company that continues to gross over $30 billion yearly. What was
the secret behind the magic?
The Secret behind the Magic.He thought beyond his time.He pushed
his salesHe followed his dreamsHe was creativeHe seized control He
was selective Disney died on December 15,1966. As a producer,
director and animator, Disney created one of the worlds most
recognized and cherished brands. To other budding entrepreneurs, he
says this: The way to get started is to quit talking and begin