Disney

  • Film

Key Player: Oren Aviv

By

Exec trivia: Aviv co-wrote and exec-produced “Rocket Man” for Disney in 1995. The Basics: Joined Disney in 1991 after three years as a special projects director for Cap Cities/ABC. He rose quickly…

  • Film

Dream weaver

By

Is there any modern epic that could approach the success story of Walt Disney? Born in 1901 at the dawn of the American century, he became its quintessential prototype: Midwestern upbringing; genteel…

Marketplace

  • Film

Key Player: Michael Eisner

By

Exec trivia: Eisner was a “Tonight Show” usher at NBC. The basics: After gigs as a senior VP at ABC and president of Paramount, Eisner took over as Disney's top man in 1984, charged with revitalizing…

  • Film

Key Player: Bob Chapek

By

Exec trivia: Before Disney, Chapek marketed ketchup for the H.J. Heinz Company. The basics: Chapek has been with BV's marketing arm for a decade, and became president in 2000. He now serves as the…

  • Film

Key Player: Robert Iger

By

Exec trivia: Iger launched his career as an ABC studio supervisor. The basics: Iger has risen to Disney's No. 2 spot, and is considered Eisner's eventual successor. He engineered that rise through…

  • Film

Key Player: Mark Zoradi

By

Exec trivia: As a rookie marketing manager in the fledgling Buena Vista home-video division in 1980, Zoradi helped arrange the studio's first video distribution deal-through Photomat kiosks. The…

  • Film

Opposites attract

By

It's been 11 years since the Walt Disney Co. acquired upstart indie shingle Miramax Films. That marriage -- once billed as a culture clash -- has far exceeded expectations.

  1. 1
  2. 48
  3. 49
  4. 50
  5. 51
  6. 52
  7. 58