Disney has announced a new documentary called “Adventure Thru the Walt Disney Archives” and will take viewers inside of beloved projects from across the history of Disney.
June 22nd will mark the 50th anniversary of the Archives’ founding and the new documentary Adventure Thru the Walt Disney Archives, celebrates the lasting legacy of the Archives and provides an inside look at rarely seen treasures from the extensive collection. The film, hosted by legendary producer Don Hahn (Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Maleficent), will premiere on D23.com exclusively for D23 Gold Members on June 27th.
Adventure Thru the Walt Disney Archives celebrates every part of Disney we love—through the lens of the Walt Disney Archives, its history, and its collection. Everything from Disney theme parks to the Studio lot is examined through an engaging, historical lens, as Hahn speaks with Walt Disney Archives Director Becky Cline and other members of the Archives team. Each stop on the adventure offers a look at some of the iconic treasures that have played a role in shaping The Walt Disney Company. The film, directed by John Gleim, features new interviews with Disney Executive Chairman Bob Iger, Marvel Studios’ Kevin Feige, Pixar’s Pete Docter, film historian Leonard Maltin, and many more.
“Making this film was my Disney ‘fanboy’ dream come true,” says Hahn. “The Walt Disney Archives is packed with hidden treasures, and I had incredible access to them all.”
Starting June 15th at 10 a.m. PT, D23 Gold and Gold Family Members will be able to register for tickets for Adventure Thru the Walt Disney Archives.
It’s unknown if this documentary will eventually be released for Disney+ subscribers, since the words “premiere” and “debut” doesn’t imply that its exclusive forever for D23 Gold members.
Are you looking forward to seeing this documentary?