WDFM Video Features

Browse our video content to experience talks, exhibitions, animations, and other great content from home!

Wish upon a star with WD-FM as Chris and Bri take a deep dive into Walt Disney's second animated feature film, Pinocchio (1940). An epic of animated cinema, Pinocchio is full of moments of artistic beauty and fun entertainment. Learn how this film was developed and some fun facts about the technology used to bring the film to life.
Time for our monthly WD-FM Museum Musings where you can catch up with Chris and Bri on upcoming events, programs, and more on our upcoming virtual community art exhibition, Conserving the Magic of Our Planet. Hear a special interview with Director of Education, Travis Lacina about our summer classes and engaging workshops.
Join Bri and Chris for this month's Museum Musings episode of the WD-FM Podcast, and stay for an interview with Executive Director Kirsten Komoroske discussing the museum's upcoming reopening. Listen wherever you get your podcasts or watch the video version on our YouTube channel.
Fall in with WD-FM as we explore the history behind our newest special exhibition, The Walt Disney Studios and World War II. Hear excerpts of interviews with Exhibition Curator Kent Ramsey, Director of Exhibitions Marina Villar Delgado, and Exhibitions Assistant Kaitlin Buickel to hear how they helped to bring this unique exhibition to the public.
Join us on International Podcast Day as we feature some of The Walt Disney Family Museum’s favorite Disney podcasters to discuss fascinating stories and facts centered on Walt Disney and the people who knew him best. Hear from familiar Disney voices—The Bancroft Brothers and Leonard Maltin—and also hear some of your favorite Disney fandom podcasts including Mousetalgia and our very own WD-FM.
Join us as we celebrate Disneyland’s 65th trip around the sun with a day filled with special Disneyland-centric virtual programming, Disneyland trivia, and a few surprises along the way. We want to bring some of your favorite Disneyland memories to life—virtually! Start the day with well-known voiceover artists and producing partners, Bill Rogers and Camille Dixon, as they share their own favorite memories of Disneyland, along with some of yours, as you are invited to submit your favorite Disneyland memory for Bill and Camille to read aloud. Next up, join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Randy Haberkamp for rare home videos from Disneyland’s opening day in 1955. Then join former Imagineer Chris Crump as he discusses his illustrious career at Disneyland; his work over the years with his father, Disney Legend Rolly Crump; and what Disneyland means to him—followed by a Q&A. Enjoy a special Spotlight Talk featuring the unique Disneyland model in the museum. Finish the day with special guests and a surprise announcement about our next exciting virtual community exhibition. All aboard for a fun-filled day of magical memories of THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH!
Join us for a free performance of Alan’s legendary Disney works, including “Under the Sea,” “A Whole New World,” and “Be Our Guest,” as well as classics from other films and Broadway plays. During the performance, Alan will be joined by special guest and friend Lin-Manuel Miranda. This virtual event benefits The Walt Disney Family Museum’s At-Promise Youth Animation Academy initiative—an educational program providing state-of-the-art animation training for young people experiencing economic and social displacement.
This year we introduced a new virtual series—Happily Ever After Hours—which featured directors, animators, screenwriters, actors, and many other creatives from the world of animation. We've had so much fun sharing these interactive interviews with you during our closure and are looking back on some of our favorite moments from 2020. Throughout the series, we spoke to many people who were part of making Beauty and the Beast (1991). What was your favorite moment?
This year we introduced a new virtual series—Happily Ever After Hours—which featured directors, animators, screenwriters, voice actors, and many other creatives from the world of animation. We've had so much fun sharing these interactive interviews with you during our closure and are looking back on some of our favorite moments from 2020. Throughout the series, we spoke with many voice actors who shared their favorite stories from lending their voices to some of the world's most famous characters. What was your favorite moment?
This year we introduced a new virtual series—Happily Ever After Hours—which featured directors, animators, screenwriters, voice actors, and many other creatives from the world of animation. We've had so much fun sharing these interactive interviews with you during our closure and are looking back on some of our favorite moments from 2020. Throughout the series, leaders in the animation industry gave insightful advice for aspiring creatives. What was your favorite moment?
We are excited to present our revamped WD-FM podcast! Join Bri and new co-host Chris for our first Museum Musings episode, featuring museum updates, upcoming programs, and an interview with our Public Programs Manager Tracie Timmer.
We are celebrating Black History Month by sharing some inspiring stories from our Happily Ever After Hours series. Back in July, Animator and Story Artist Carole Holliday shared her journey publishing her book Fish Out of Water.