Jeff Kurtti

Author & Disney Historian

Introduction

Jeff Kurtti is a leading authority on The Walt Disney Company, its founder, and its history.

Jeff is a leading authority on The Walt Disney Company, its founder, and its history.

Jeff is the author of more than twenty books, a writer-director of award-winning documentary content, and a respected public speaker.

A Seattle, Washington, native, Kurtti worked as a production coordinator on the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Arts Festival, followed by two years as the assistant to the president of the California Institute of the Arts. For several years, he worked for Walt Disney Imagineering, the theme park design division of The Walt Disney Company, and then for the Corporate Special Projects department of Disney.

Since 1995, Kurtti has enjoyed a career as an author, writer, and consultant in the motion picture, theater, and theme park entertainment industries. He was creative director, content consultant, and media producer for The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco and a producer of “The Boys: The Sherman Brothers Story”, a critically acclaimed documentary about the famed songwriters.

Pacific Northwest Mouse Meets is extremely excited to have Jeff Kurtti back once again!

Books & More

Click on the images to view the books on Amazon and to purchase. Jeff will be available to sign books at the PNWMM Event!

Jeff Kurtti Demo Reel 2013

Watch clips from Jeff Kurtti’s previous appearance at the 2011 & 2012 PNW Mouse Meets here

Practically Poppins in Every Way: A Magical Carpetbag of Countless Wonders

Ever since 1934, when Mary Poppins descended from the skies over London into Cherry Tree Lane in the beloved book by P. L. Travers, the world has adored the enchanting adventures and peculiar wisdom of this magical nanny.

From All of Us to All of You The Disney Christmas Card

From All of Us to All of You: The Disney Christmas Card features beloved characters and moments from these rarely seen and seldom-published examples of vintage Disney imagery.

Travels with Walt Disney: A Photographic Voyage Around the World

In Travels with Walt Disney: A Photographic Voyage Around the World, seldom-seen and never-before-published photographs are showcased along with eyewitness recollections and enlightening anecdotes, arranged into a one-of-a-kind "travel journal" as if Walt himself might have documented these exciting excursions in one special place to keep the memories alive and to share with readers.