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One Day at Disney is a documentary series premiering on Disney+ as a collaboration between the streaming service and Disney Publishing Worldwide. The project revolves around the employees of the Walt Disney Company, highlighting their contributions to the various facets of the corporation with interviews and behind the scenes look at their work. The series will simultaneously debut as a feature-length documentary and a 52-episode short film series, and will include a forward from chairman and CEO Bob Iger. The release of a 224-page coffee table book written by Bruce Steele will coincide with the release of the series.[1]


Main documentary

Bob Iger and 10 cast members are profiled in the hour long documentary. Some of these cast members also have their own short episodes.


Cast Member Occupation Release Date
Eric Goldberg Animator at Walt Disney Animation Studios. December 6, 2019
Thom Self Machinist/Scuba Diver at Disneyland maintaining the Finding Nemo Submarine Voyage and Jungle Cruise. December 13, 2019
Sage Steele ESPN SportsCenter news anchor. December 20, 2019
Katie Whetsell Actress playing Dory in Finding Nemo - The Musical at Disney's Animal Kingdom December 27, 2019
Bob Iger Disney CEO January 3, 2020
Cast and Crew of Modern Family January 10, 2020
Jose Zelaya Character designer at Disney Television Animation January 17, 2020
Este Meza Lucasfilm Events coordinator January 24, 2020
Rob Richards Organist at the El Capitan Theatre January 31, 2020
Grace Lee Disney Publishing Worldwide illustrator February 7, 2020
Kristina Dewberry Construction Manager at Walt Disney Imagineering February 14, 2020
Vince Caro Recording Engineer at Pixar February 21, 2020
Lupe de Santiago Seamstress for animatronics costumes at Disneyland Resort February 28, 2020
Kris Becker Animal keeper at Disney's Animal Kingdom. March 6, 2020
Leah Buono Casting director at Disney Channel. March 13, 2020
David Muir Anchor for ABC's World News Tonight. March 20, 2020
Morgan Pope R&D Imagineer developing stuntronics for Avengers Campus. March 27, 2020
Patti Murin Anna in the Broadway production of Frozen April 3. 2020
Francheska Roman Candy maker at the Candy Kitchen on Disneyland's Main Street. April 10, 2020
Steve Sligh Manager of Golden Oak Ranch April 17, 2020
Tia Kratter Manager of Art and Film education at Pixar University April 24, 2020
Robin Roberts Good Morning America Co-Anchor May 1, 2020
Joe Hernandez Mark Twain Riverboat captain May 8, 2020
Stephanie Caroll Ranch hand at Tri-Circle D Ranch May 15, 2020
Ed Fritz Imagineering Ride Engineer involved on Avatar: Flight of Passage May 22, 2020
Jerome Ranft Pixar sculptor May 29, 2020
George Montano Plasterer at Disneyland June 5, 2020
Scot Drake Imagineering creative director for Avengers Campus June 12, 2020
Candice Valdez Radio Disney host June 19, 2020
Tony Salvaggio Decorator at Disneyland. June 26, 2020
Zama Magudulela Rafiki Actress in Madrid's production of The Lion King July 3, 2020
Marc Smith Walt Disney Animation Studios story artist on Frozen II July 10, 2020
Mike Davis Imagineering Project Manager on Remy's Ratatouille Adventure July 17, 2020
Chris Cristi Helicopter reporter for KABC-LA. July 24, 2020
Laura Cabo Imagineering Creative Executive for the Disney Cruise Line. July 31, 2020
Ryan Meinerding Creative Director at Marvel Studios. August 7, 2020
Pavan Komkai Broadcast Engineer for Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer & International. August 14, 2020
Heather Bartleson Holiday Services at Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. August 21, 2020
Eric Baker Imagineering Creative Director on Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge August 28, 2020
Alice Taylor Creative at Disney's StudioLAB September 4, 2020
Amanda Lauder Chef Chocolatier at The Ganachery at Disney Springs. September 11, 2020
Dr. Natalie Mylniczenko Veterinarian at Disney's Animal Kingdom September 18, 2020
Ashley Girdich R&D Imagineer Manager September 25, 2020
Pablo Tufino Ride Show Technician for Pandora: The World of Avatar October 2, 2020
Gabriela Clark Creative Print Marketing October 9, 2020
Alfredo Ayala R&D Imagineer, focused on Animatronics October 16, 2020
Jason Benetti ESPN Play-By-Play Commentator October 23, 2020
Dana Amendola Operations VP of Disney Theatrical Productions October 30, 2020


  • The project was first revealed on the schedule for the 2019 D23expo as a "secret" Walt Disney Company project, and was officially unveiled on August 22.
  • The project shares its title with a 2000 book exploring a day in the life of the then four resorts.
  • Episode 4, which profiled Katie Whetsell, was shown in its entirety, two days before its release, during ABC's broadcast of the Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Parade.


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