PhotoPass Deserves to Stay. Here’s Why

Companies around the world want to automate to cut costs and streamline production. I get it. Disney shouldn’t be one of those companies. And PhotoPass -- of all roles -- shouldn’t be the first one to take the heat. To quote my boi: “You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in … Continue reading PhotoPass Deserves to Stay. Here’s Why

Cynical Descriptions of HHN Houses and Scare Zones

Universal Studios promotes the storylines of each HHN feature at the beginning of the season. But I’m bitter, tired of the crowds, and can’t take it seriously anymore. Houses Stranger Things The main reason you bought an Express pass, and you still waited 30 minutes for it. Poltergeist That one movie most people under 30 … Continue reading Cynical Descriptions of HHN Houses and Scare Zones

A Complete Chicken’s Guide to Surviving Halloween Horror Nights

Hi, my name is Shelby, and I’m a Halloween Horror Nights chicken. Sure, I love a good psychological thriller or monster movie. I’ll watch Alien or Poltergeist or The Shining whenever I get a chance. I love Stranger Things and think Get Out is one of the most important movies of the last decade. But … Continue reading A Complete Chicken’s Guide to Surviving Halloween Horror Nights

Why ‘Moana’ Matters

Disney delivered on its latest princess adventure, and box office sales definitely reflect the public's engagement with the film. Promotional materials promised Moana to be a high-seas adventure for all ages, focusing on a fiercely independent young woman discovering who she was meant to be. The film's cast of incredibly gifted vocal actors brings each … Continue reading Why ‘Moana’ Matters

A Disney College Program How-To: The Phone Interview

Congratulations! You made it through the trenches where most dreams die -- the web-based interview! However, you're not out of the woods yet. I've met plenty of CP hopefuls who confidently got to the phone interview and had it all fall apart because they weren't prepared. This is the first and only time in your … Continue reading A Disney College Program How-To: The Phone Interview

A Disney College Program How-To: The Web-Based Interview

You want to apply, so now what? Let's learn about the web-based interview.  There are two sections to this part of the interview. There's a general form that Disney uses to make sure you're not a serial killer. Once you get through the basic eligibility requirements, you'll receive an email about a web-based interview. It's … Continue reading A Disney College Program How-To: The Web-Based Interview

A Disney College Program How-To: An Overview

It's that time of year: Disney College Program applications are online and ready for YOU. Ever considered spending a semester away from the hard desks of college classes and instead working for Mickey Mouse? I spent a year and a half of my life participating in the Disney College Program. I worked Fall 2013 in … Continue reading A Disney College Program How-To: An Overview