Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios are back for D23 Expo this year for a weekend of presentations, displays, announcements and giveaways.
The two studios will join forces on the show floor with artist demonstrations, fan giveaways, autograph signings with their top filmmakers, and even interactive displays featuring their latest films. Some of those films include “Coco,” “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2,” “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure,” and “Cars 3.”
The studios will also host a lineup of presentations, starting with an Expo tradition that no guest will want to miss. On Friday, July 14, John Lasseter will host the “Pixar and Walt Disney Animation Studios: The Upcoming Films” presentation in Hall D23. This presentation will be packed with never-before-seen footage from Pixar’s upcoming film, “Coco,” as well as Walt Disney Animation’s “Ralph Breaks the Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2.” There will also be surprise announcements, guest appearances, and musical performances.
The rest of the weekend at D23 Expo has many animation-focused panels as well, including:
- Saturday, July 15
- 10:30 a.m., Stage 28 – “The Power of the Princess”
- 12:15 p.m., Stage 28 – “Creating the Worlds in Pixar’s Universe”
- 2:30 p.m., Stage 28 – “Olaf’s Frozen Adventure: A Sneak Peek at the New Frozen Short Film”
- 6 p.m., Stage 28 – “The Evolution of Pixar’s Characters”
- Sunday, July 16
- 11:30 a.m., Walt Disney Archives Stage – “Bambi’s 75th Anniversary”
Tickets for the D23 Expo 2017 are available for $81 for a one-day adult admission, and $59 for children ages 2-9. D23: The Official Disney Fan Club members can purchase tickets for $72 for adults, and $53 for children. Multi-day tickets are also available for purchase. For more information on D23 Expo 2017 and to purchase tickets, visit D23Expo.com.