In November, 2013 I gave a talk at the Dust or Magic conference, a wonderful event organized by Warren Bruckleitner. I told the story of how Touchpress ended up working with Disney to create the Disney Animated app, which was subsequently named iPad App of the Year by Apple.
The talk was intended for other App developers, to give them a sense of how we work and how this app came about. But I talk quite a bit about the early history of Disney, and how it provides metaphors for the early history of interactive story telling (which we are currently in).
Here's the video: