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Christopher Merritt

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70 – An Evening with Imagineer Christopher Merritt on Marc and Alice Davis

Bobsleds & Banthas - A Disneyland and Star Wars Podcast

On this episode we sit down with Disney Imagineer, Author, Record aficionado and fake Christmas tree expert Chris Merritt. Chris talks to us about growing up in Southern California, getting into Cal Arts, his life as an Imagineer and how he and Peter Doctor came to write the 2 volumne book on legendary imagineer Marc Davis. We talk about becoming an artist, working at Disneyland and what creating the book, Marc Davis in His Own Words: Imagineering the Disney Theme Parks meant to Chris.

1hr 33mins

6 Aug 2021

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Marc Davis In His Own Words, by Peter Docter & Christopher Merritt

WBZ Book Club

Imagineering the Disney Theme Parks.

1min

14 May 2021

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#48: “Marc Davis In His Own Words: Imagineering the Disney Parks Volume 1” by Pete Docter and Christopher Merritt

Book of the Mouse Club

He can do it all; animation, character, story, staging, design, theme park attractions. He is one of Walt’s nine old men, his renaissance man, Marc Davis. Marc is well known for classic Disney attractions such as the Jungle Cruise, Pirates of the Caribbean, and the Haunted Mansion. And what better way to see the attractions through Marc’s eyes than hearing about them in his own words. Pete Doctoer and Christopher Merrit’s “Marc Davis in His Own Words: Imagineering the Disney Theme Parks” allows readers to meet Marc for themselves. In this episode, Courtney and Emily, meet Marc in volume one and explore his career from his early days in animation to his transition to WED and creating attractions like Pirates of the Caribbean.    Review Book of the Mouse Club on iTunes and Google Play and send any questions, comments, or suggestions to the hosts at bookofthemouseclub@gmail.com .  Follow Our Reading Journey On Social Media! Official Twitter and Instagram: @BookoftheMouse Courtney: Instagram @greatguthsby and Twitter @Courtney_Guth Emily: Instagram and Twitter @emily_mickde  Cast Member Support Resources: Second Harvest Food Bank: FeedHopeNow.org Cast Member Pantry: Facebook Cast Member Owned Small Shops: Joyful Peach Co, Groovy Bi Design, and check out out friend Victoria Wade’s (HeCallsMePP) Twitter for a thread of small shops owned by Cast Members

1hr 2mins

19 Nov 2020

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Christopher Merritt, Disney Imagineer/Co-Author of MARC DAVIS IN HIS OWN WORDS - DMH Classic

Disney Movie Hour

Christopher Merritt, Disney Imagineer and Co-Author of the newly released double volume book, MARC DAVIS IN HIS OWN WORDS - IMAGINEERING THE DISNEY THEME PARKS which he worked on with PIXAR’s Pete Docter, joins us this week to discuss the book, his career journey and Disney in general in a very special episode. As an added bonus, at the close of the show, we are thrilled to be able to present you with some audio from a 1994 interview that Chris did with Marc Davis! It’s incredible to be able to hear Mr. Davis speak about his work and even about Walt Disney himself. We hope you enjoy this as much as we did. Lots to do! Lots to discuss! Let’s go!

1hr 24mins

4 Sep 2020

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Christopher Merritt Interview (Disney Imagineer, Co-Author, "Marc Davis In His Own Words")

Notably Disney

Author Christopher Merritt has been a Disney Imagineer since 1996, and most recently co-wrote Marc Davis in His Own Words: Imagineering the Disney Theme Parks with Pete Docter (Director, Monsters, Inc., Up, Inside Out). On this episode of Notably Disney, Chris discusses with Brett Nachman the process of developing a massive, two-volume set of books about Marc's life once he became a Disney Imagineer. Within this fantastic tome is hundreds of drawings, paintings and other pieces of art composed by Marc during his two-decade career with Walt Disney Imagineering. Each chapter covers a different attraction or concept, such as Pirates of the Caribbean and it's a small world. Chris shares the special relationship he shared with Marc and the mentorship he received from him as a budding animator. Also significantly, Chris talks about the major undertaking of translating decades of work into a one-of-a-kind book, and how it took a team of folks from Disney and beyond to gather the amazing material featured in the final product. Feel free to reach out to Brett via Twitter @bnachmanreports, subscribe to the podcast, and send your feedback at notablydisney@gmail.com New episodes of Notably Disney debut on the first and third Tuesday of each month.

1hr 12mins

17 Dec 2019

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Ep#178 - Disney Imagineer and Co-Author of MARC DAVIS IN HIS OWN WORDS - IMAGINEERING THE DISNEY THEME PARKS, Christopher Merritt

Disney Movie Hour

Christopher Merritt, Disney Imagineer and Co-Author of the newly released double volume book, MARC DAVIS IN HIS OWN WORDS - IMAGINEERING THE DISNEY THEME PARKS which he worked on with PIXAR’s Pete Docter, joins us this week to discuss the book, his career journey and Disney in general in a very special episode. As an added bonus, at the close of the show, we are thrilled to be able to present you with some audio from a 1994 interview that Chris did with Marc Davis! It’s incredible to be able to hear Mr. Davis speak about his work and even about Walt Disney himself. We hope you enjoy this as much as we did. Lots to do! Lots to discuss! Let’s go!

1hr 24mins

11 Sep 2019