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Visual Effects Society Presents Avatar Flight of Passage with Award for Outstanding Visual Effects


The Visual Effects Society (VES) announced the winners of their annual VES Awards last night which honor outstanding visual effects in motion pictures, television, and other media. Avatar Flight of Passage at Disney’s Animal Kingdom won the award for Outstanding Visual Effects in a Special Venue Project! The multi-award winning Avatar Flight of Passage is an […]


The Instagram Effect: 3 Ways Disney is Adapting in the Social Media Age


Disney Parks were well represented in the most Instagrammed locations of 2017.  Not only did Disneyland claim the #1 spot, 4 out of the top 10 were Disney theme parks, with Tokyo Disney taking the #5 position, The Magic Kingdom sitting at the #6 spot, and Disney California Adventure coming in at #9.  A great […]


Themed Entertainment Association Honors Newer Attractions at Disney Parks


UPDATE 11/16/17: Following the Thea Awards announcements, Disney Parks was also recognized by the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA). Last night, the popular ‘Mickey’s Most Merriest Celebration‘ stage show that takes place on the Cinderella Castle Stage at Magic Kingdom Park was honored with an IAAPA Brass Ring Award for “Most Creative […]


Pandora – The World of Avatar Opening Entrance Policy Has Changed


Guests heading straight for Pandora – The World of Avatar at park open should be aware of a minor adjustment. Disney’s Animal Kingdom guests will only be able to enter/exit the new land by using the bridge located next to Tiffins during early hours. The Harambe bridge will not be accessible for entrance or exit […]


Disney Takes Theming Too Far, Didn’t Make Pandora Rides Wheelchair Friendly


The protagonist of the movie Avatar is an injured soldier who relies on a wheelchair for mobility, and can only navigate the inhospitable landscape of a foreign planet through the use of the titular “Avatar.” Disney’s Pandora – The World of Avatar, located in their Animal Kingdom park, is so realistically crafted that its attractions are […]


Fourth and Final Inside Look at Pandora – The World of AVATAR on ABC’s Nightline


Last night at 12:30 a.m., our fourth and final sneak peek into Pandora – The World of AVATAR made its debut. This time, Paula Faris continued her tour with Joe Rhode as well as James Cameron. Faris took a ride on the Na’vi River Journey where we caught the longest look so far of the beautiful, […]


First Inside Look at Pandora – The World of AVATAR on ABC’s Good Morning America


We told you yesterday that ABC would be offering sneak peeks into Pandora – The World of AVATAR throughout the day today. In case you missed the first excerpt on Good Morning America, we’ve got you covered. They started off with a little teaser of Paula Faris heading into the new world at Disney’s Animal Kingdom […]


Watch ABC March 9 For an Inside Look at Pandora – The World of Avatar


Beginning tomorrow morning, four shows on ABC will offer sneak peeks into the wonderous beauty that awaits at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. “The View” is broadcasting from Disney’s Animal Kingdom this week, but on Thursday, March 9, several other ABC shows will join in for a look into the highly-anticipated Pandora – The World of Avatar. […]


Updated Information Available for Attractions Coming to Pandora – The World of Avatar


The official Walt Disney World website has updated information on height requirements for the two new attractions coming to Pandora – The World of Avatar opening soon at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. For Avatar Flight of Passage, guests must be 44-inches (112 centimeters) or taller to ride. Here is how Disney describes this attraction: “Get a […]


BREAKING: Opening Date for Pandora: The World of AVATAR Has Been Announced


The Walt Disney Company has officially announced that Pandora: The World of AVATAR will officially open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park in Orlando, Florida on May 27, 2017! This long-awaited news was announced during Disney’s first quarterly earnings call for the fiscal year 2017. Guests can look forward to seeing floating mountains, bioluminescent plants, and […]