Disney Imagineers to Discuss Creation of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at This Year’s Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con will go digital again this year in an event titled “Comic-Con at Home”. Lucky for Disney fans, the convention has announced that one of their panels will feature Imagineers describing the creation of Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway!


“Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway: From Animation to Imagineering” offers the perspectives of a number of individuals involved with the original vision and creation of the ride.


The description from Comic-Con states:

“Ever wonder what it takes to turn a classic cartoon into an immersive experience at Walt Disney World Resort? Join Disney as we bring together Disney Television Animation and Walt Disney Imagineering to discuss the process of creating Mickey and friends’ first-ever ride-through attraction in Disney history, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway.”


“This history-making attraction features an original story based on the award-winning Mickey Mouse shorts and features favorite Disney cartoon characters Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy, and Pluto.”


“This panel includes Charita Carter (senior producer, Walt Disney Imagineering); Kevin Rafferty (retired Imagineer and executive creative director for Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway); Paul Rudish (executive producer and supervising director, The Wonderful World of Disney); Christopher Willis (composer, The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse and Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Parks attraction); and Elsa Chang (character designer, The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse and Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Parks attraction)”.

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The event premiers on July 25, 2021 at 11:00am Pacific Time. For more information you can check out the Comic-Con At Home Eventeny page.

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