Walt Disney Studios (division)

The Walt Disney Studios is an American film and entertainment studio, and is the Studios Content segment of The Walt Disney Company.[3] Based in Burbank, California, the studio is best known for its multi-faceted film divisions. Founded in 1923, it is the fourth-oldest and one of the "Big Five" major film studios.[4]

The Walt Disney Studios
FormerlyBuena Vista Motion Pictures Group (1998–2007)
TypeDivision
IndustryEntertainment
PredecessorBuena Vista Motion Pictures Group (1998–2007)
FoundedOctober 16, 1923; 98 years ago (1923-10-16)
HeadquartersWalt Disney Studios, ,
U.S.
Number of locations
8 (2019)
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
  • Alan Bergman (Chairman)
Products
Services
ParentThe Walt Disney Company
Divisions
Subsidiaries
Websitewaltdisneystudios.com
Footnotes / references
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The Walt Disney Studios division has prominent film production companies. These include: Walt Disney Pictures, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar, Marvel Studios, Lucasfilm, 20th Century Studios and Searchlight Pictures. Disney Media and Entertainment Distribution distributes and markets the content produced by these studios for both theatrical exhibition and the company's streaming services. In 2019, Disney posted an industry record of $13.2 billion at the global box office.[5] The studio has released six of the top ten highest-grossing films of all time worldwide, and the two highest-grossing film franchises of all time.

The Walt Disney Studios is a member of the Motion Picture Association (MPA).[6]


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