The Walt Disney Company Italy

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The Walt Disney Company Italia S.r.l.
TypeSubsidiary
Disney Italy
IndustryMedia conglomerate
Founded8 May 1938 (1938-05-08) as Creazioni Walt Disney S.A.I.
Headquarters
Area served
Italy
Key people
Daniel Frigo
Number of employees
550
ParentThe Walt Disney Company EMEA
(Disney Entertainment)
DivisionsWalt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Italia
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Italia
Disney Interactive Media Group Italia
Disney Publishing Worldwide Italia
Disney Consumer Products Italy
Walt Disney Television Italia
Disney Store Italy
WebsiteDisney.it

The Walt Disney Company Italia S.r.l. (formerly called The Walt Disney Company Italia S.p.A.) is The Walt Disney Company's Italian division and one of The Walt Disney Company's European divisions. The company was founded on 8 May 1938 as Creazioni Walt Disney S.A.I. The company also handles distribution and marketing for Disney+ in that region.[1][2][3][4]

Divisions[edit]

  • Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Italia
  • Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Italia
  • Disney Interactive Media Group Italia
  • Disney Publishing Worldwide Italia
  • Disney Consumer Products Italy
  • Disney Store Italy
  • Walt Disney Television Italia

Former divisions[edit]

Walt Disney Television Italy[edit]

The television division of the company produced series for Disney Channel Italy such as:

Quelli dell'intervallo (As the Bell Rings) and Life Bites have been subsequently adapted in several other countries, while In tour is an adaptation from Disney Spain's La Gira.

Publications[edit]

Design work[edit]

They designed the mascot (Foody) for the Expo 2015 in Milan.[7]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Stock exchanges publishing for Disney Italy". C21 Media. 5 September 2005. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  2. ^ "The Walt Disney Company Triples TV Animation Production in EMEA". Animation World Network. 7 December 2009. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  3. ^ "Lola & Virginia Joins Disney Channel Italy". Animation World Network. 20 October 2005. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  4. ^ "New Italian kids channels bank on digital switchover". Kidscreen. 22 October 2010. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  5. ^ "Lola & Virginia Joins Disney Channel Italy". Animation World Network. 20 October 2005. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  6. ^ "Disney XD Picks Up Kung Fu Magoo Feature". Animation World Network. 12 October 2010. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  7. ^ "Getting fruity for Expo 2015 with Foody and Friends | Italy Chronicles". Retrieved 29 January 2021.

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