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D23 to livestream event with Disney Legend Don Iwerks

by Brittani Tuttle

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and Walt Disney Imagineering invite fans to watch a special livestream event with Disney Legend Don Iwerks this Wednesday.

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Direct from the Walt Disney Imagineering campus in Glendale, Calif., Iwerks will share personal stories from his new book “Walt Disney’s Ultimate Inventor: The Genius of Ub Iwerks.”

He will also share an inside look at how Disney Imagineers and filmmakers innovated new methods of storytelling, which lead to some of the most beloved attractions, experiences, film and animation works created over the past 100 years.

The presentation will be followed by a panel discussion about the history of Disney innovation, moderated by film critic and historian Leonard Maltin. The panel will feature Don Iwerks alongside Bob Weis, president of Walt Disney Imagineering; Linda Folsom, media producer for Walt Disney Imagineering; and Leslie Iwerks, the filmmaker behind “The Imagineering Story” on Disney+.

The livestream will begin at 6 p.m. Eastern/3 p.m. Pacific on Wednesday, Dec. 11. You can tune in here.

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