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This page is to help you quickly jump through this picture set. Below you will see a listing of the pages and the captions on that page.

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    Waiting for the presentation to begin the talk amongst us was to try and figure out what the small office stage set was for.
    We had all sorts of interesting ideas but in the end turns out to just be props.
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    Some slides of Parks and Resort projects were shown
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    Mickey opened the show.
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    A quick trip backstage and Mickey re-appeared to talk to the audience and Tom Staggs
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    A great video was played showing Tom in various roles around the resorts. Here are a couple stills.
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    Bruce Vaughn, Chief Creative Executive, Walt Disney Imagineering, was first up to talk about the new Fantasyland at Walt Disney World
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    A fly by of the model.
    A look at one of the figures for the restaurant.
    Showing how they made a computer model that would act just like the figure so they could test out the movement.
  • Page Number: 8
    Some test footage and information on the new Mine Train Coaster
    Imagineers testing out a prototype.
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    A virtual ride on the new coaster
    Here is a the same clip but better quality released on the Parks Youtube Channel
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    Next up was Aulani, the Hawaii DVC property
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    The same school group we saw a few months ago at the Whats Next Presentation made a repeat performance at D23
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    A video was played narrated by Joe Rhode taking you around the property.
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    The video was released on the Parks YouTube channel. Here it is.
    When the lights came up Tom was inspired by Joes earrings
    A closer look.
  • Page Number: 17
    Next up Bob Weis to talk about Shanghai
    The current state.
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    An interesting sequence taking this aerial shot and overlaying the vision...
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    Next up a look at the massive Castle for this new park.
    They played a pre-viz of it.
  • Page Number: 23
    My video from the presentation.
    The parks also released this video.
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    To conclude with they returned to the Disneyland Resort and DCA.
    An overview of Buena Vista Street, nothing new and most of the artwork had been seen before.
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    The virutal fly through of the area.
    Here is the parks video of the fly through.
  • Page Number: 26
    Next up Cars Land.
    Some of the inspiration
  • Page Number: 27
    A recent shot on the site.
    The wing nut for Flos being installed.
  • Page Number: 28
    The Cozy Cones
    The Flying Tires surface
  • Page Number: 29
    The Racers area (note that scaffolding is 8ft apart, vertically).
  • Page Number: 30
    A peek at the design for some of the CM costumes.
    Some of the lands and towns backstory.
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    A look at the finale to the Racers
    The last guest was George Kalogridis from Disneyland.
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    He announced the Fantasy Faire area that will be taking over Plaza Gardens. This quiet peaceful area of the park is soon to be busy with activity.
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    A video of a portion of his announcement.
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    Mickey closed the show with another number.
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