Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products Recently Spotted Filming at Magic Kingdom

josh d'amaro (left), josh d'amaro filming in Magic Kingdom (right)

For the Disney fans out there who don’t know, Josh D’Amaro is the Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products. That means he “oversees the global hub where Disney stories, characters and franchises come to life,” as according to the Walt Disney Company.

WDW castle

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Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products is an incredibly wide branch of the Walt Disney Company’s operations. It’s made up of Disney’s travel and leisure experiences, consisting of multiple theme parks in America, Asia, and Europe, the Disney Cruise Line, the Disney Vacation Club, and more. This branch also includes the entirety of Disney’s consumer products, such as toys, clothing, home goods, entertainment, and even e-commerce.

So, every Disney theme park and water park, every Resort hotel, every vacation destination with Disney’s name on it, all of the Disney Signature Experiences, and every single Disney product you see in the department store falls under Josh D’Amaro’s supervision.

Disney Store

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This includes Walt Disney World Resort (Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and EPCOT), Disneyland Resort (Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure), Disneyland Paris, the Tokyo Disney Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, and Shanghai Disneyland.


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In short, being the Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences, and Products is a big job, but it’s not the only thing he does! Josh D’Amaro often appears in different Disney documentaries and videos shown during Cast Member training.

Recently, however, the Chairman was spotted in Magic Kingdom, and he was clearly filming something. Immediately, fans began to wonder what he was filming for.

Josh D’Amaro filming at MK today from WaltDisneyWorld

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One Reddit user spoke up about what they hoped it was, writing, “God I hope it’s a new Disney plus show cause the park content dried up real quick on there.” This comment quickly received a lot of attention due to how many fans agreed with the sentiment.

Another Reddit user revealed something more realistic, writing, “He films quite a lot for internal company videos btw. We hear from him quite frequently now.

As for what Mr. D’Amaro was filming, we have no way of knowing…for now! Stay tuned to Disney Dining for the latest in Disney news.

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.