The Walt Disney Company Italy

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The Walt Disney Company Italia S.r.l.
TypePublic
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 International Operations)
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
The Disney Store Italy The Disney Channel. Maker Studio
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 owns and operates Disney Channel Italy and more. Comics are also published by the company as well.[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
  • Maker Studio
  • Disney Store Italy
  • Walt Disney Television Italia
  • ESPN (Italy)

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]

Designwork[edit]

They designed the mascot (Foody) for the Expo 2015 in Milan.[8]

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. ^ "MBO for Jetix Italy". C21 Media. 15 July 2009. Retrieved 24 April 2011.
  8. ^ "Getting fruity for Expo 2015 with Foody and Friends | Italy Chronicles". Retrieved 29 January 2021.

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