Form 8K with Exhibits
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):
May 1, 2003
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY
(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN ITS CHARTER)
(STATE OF JURISDICTION OF INCORPORATION)
(COMMISSION FILE NUMBER) (IRS EMPLOYER IDENTIFICATION NO.)
500 South Buena Vista Street
Burbank, California 91521
(ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES) (ZIP CODE)
(REGISTRANTS TELEPHONE NUMBER, INCLUDING AREA CODE)
(FORMER NAME OR ADDRESS, IF CHANGED SINCE LAST REPORT)
Item 5. Other Events and Regulation FD Disclosure.
Earnings Release. On May 1, 2003, the Registrant issued a press release reporting financial
results and earnings for the Registrant's 2003 second quarter, which ended March 31, 2003. A copy of the press
release is filed herewith as Exhibit 99(a).
Conference Call Presentations. Also on May 1, 2003, the Registrant held a telephonic and Webcast
conference call concerning the earnings release. During the call, presentations were made by Michael D. Eisner,
Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer; Robert A. Iger, President and Chief Operating Officer; and
Thomas O. Staggs, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of the Registrant. A copy of the
text of these presentations is filed herewith as Exhibit 99(b).
The Registrant believes that certain statements in the earnings release and the presentations may
constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995. These statements are made on the basis of management's views and assumptions regarding future events and
business performance as of the time the statements are made. Actual results may differ materially from those
expressed or implied. Information concerning factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from
those in forward-looking statements is contained from time to time in the Registrant's filings with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission, including the Registrant's annual report on Form 10-K for the year ended
September 30, 2002.
Item 7. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
99(a) Press release of the Registrant dated May 1, 2003.
99(b) Text of conference call presentations by executives of the Registrant on May 1, 2003.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused
this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
THE WALT DISNEY COMPANY
By: /s/ DAVID K. THOMPSON
David K. Thompson
Senior Vice President-
Assistant General Counsel
and Corporate Secretary
Dated: May 1, 2003