Working at Walt Disney Studios
Clip: Season 27 Episode 8 | 2m 29s
Walt Disney viewed his studio as a community. He insisted the staff call him "Walt" and brought in experts from prestigious art schools to teach classes to his animators. Things were going well, but Walt Disney was growing restless to find his next big project. "Walt Disney" premieres on September 14 & 15 at 9/8c on PBS American Experience.
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Walt Disney premieres September 14 & 15, 2015 9/8c. on PBS American Experience.
Corporate sponsorship for American Experience is provided by Liberty Mutual Insurance and Consumer Cellular. Major funding by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.