Walt Disney Studios (division)

American film studio, one of the four major businesses of The Walt Disney Company

The Walt Disney Studios is an American movie and entertainment studio. It is one of the four business segments of The Walt Disney Company.[4] It is based in Burbank, California. It was founded in 1923 and is the fourth-oldest and one of the "Big Five" major movie studios.[5]

The Walt Disney Studios
FormerlyBuena Vista Motion Pictures Group (1998–2007)
Company typeDivision
  • Buena Vista Motion Pictures Group (1998–2007)
FoundedOctober 16, 1923; 100 years ago (1923-10-16)
HeadquartersWalt Disney Studios, ,
Number of locations
8 (2019)
Area served
Key people
Alan Bergman (Chairman)
ServicesFilm production
OwnerThe Walt Disney Company
ParentDisney Entertainment
DivisionsWalt Disney Animation Studios
Footnotes / references


  1. Littleton, Cynthia (March 19, 2020). "Disney Closes $71 Billion 21st Century Fox Deal". Variety. Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  2. D'Alessandro, Anthony (October 18, 2018). "Disney Finalizes Film Studio Brass Under Alan Horn: Emma Watts Confirmed To Run Fox". Deadline. Retrieved October 22, 2018.
  3. "California Business Corporations - Fox Searchlight Pictures, Inc". April 4, 2019. Archived from the original on March 23, 2022. Retrieved April 30, 2019.
  4. "Walt Disney Co: Company Description". Bloomberg Businessweek. Retrieved May 5, 2013.
  5. McKittrick, Christopher (February 9, 2019). "The History of Hollywood's Major Movie Studios". thoughtco.com. Retrieved March 23, 2019.