The Walt Disney Company Notice of 2012 Annual Meeting and Proxy Statement
500 South Buena Vista StreetBurbank, California 91521January 20, 2012
Notice of Meeting
The 2012 Annual Meeting of shareholders of The Walt Disney Company will be held at TheWestin Crown Center, One East Pershing Road, Kansas City, Missouri on Tuesday, March 13,2012, beginning at 10:00 a.m. The items of business are:1. Election of the 10 nominees named in the proxy statement as Directors, each for a term ofone year.2. Ratification of the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as the Company’sindependent registered public accountants for fiscal 2012.3. Approval of an amendment to the Company’s 2011 Stock Incentive Plan.4. Consideration of an advisory vote on executive compensation.Shareholders of record of Disney common stock (NYSE: DIS) at the close of business onJanuary 13, 2012, are entitled to vote at the meeting and any postponements or adjourn-ments of the meeting. A list of these shareholders is available at the offices of the Companyin Burbank, California. Alan N. BravermanSenior Executive Vice President, General Counsel
Important Notice Regarding the Availability ofProxy Materials for the ShareholderMeeting to be Held on March 13, 2012
The proxy statement and annual report to shareholders and the means to vote by Internet areavailable at
Your Vote is Important
Please vote as promptly as possibleby using the Internet or telephone orby signing, dating and returning the Proxy Cardmailed to those who receive paper copies of this proxy statement
If you plan to attend the meeting, you must request an admission ticket in advancefollowing the instructions set forth on page 70 of this proxy statement. Tickets will beissued to registered and beneficial owners and to one guest accompanying eachregistered or beneficial owner.
Requests for admission tickets will be processed in the order in which they are received andmust be requested no later than March 8, 2012. Please note that seating is limited andrequests for tickets will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. On the day of themeeting, each shareholder will be required to present a valid picture identification such as adriver’s license or passport with their admission ticket. Seating will begin at 9:00 a.m. and themeeting will begin at 10:00 a.m. Cameras (including cell phones with photographiccapabilities), recording devices and other electronic devices will not be permitted at themeeting.