Walt Disney Animation Studios‘ Frozen took home the Oscar for both Best Animated Feature Film and Best Original Song at this year’s Academy Awards ceremony held on Sunday, March 2, in Hollywood. The Oscar for Best Animated Short Film was awarded to Mr. Hublot, the CG-animated short produced in Europe by ZEILT Productions. Warner Bros.’ VFX extravaganza Gravity took home the award for Best Visual Effects.
The Oscar wins for the Frozen team truly capped off an amazing award season for the film, which has won basically every major animated feature film award this year (not to mention the killer box office the movie has generated). The Oscar victory is also particularly sweet for Walt Disney Animation Studios, given that it’s the studio’s first time winning the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film since the category was established in 2001.
Mr. Hublot has also been a major award winner this year, having won Best Animated Short at the California International Shorts Festival, the Kerry Film Festival in Ireland, the Sunscreen Film Festival West, Animago, the 3D Image Festival in Poland, and the Glovebox Short Film and Animation Festival, among others.
Gravity was a big winner at the Oscars, taking home a total of seven Academy Awards, including Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Film Editing, Best Original Score, Best Sound Mixing, and Best Editing.
Frozen is now available on digital download and is coming to Blu-ray on March 18th. Learn more about Mr. Hublot online and on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. Gravity is now available on Blu-ray and digital download.
Congratulations to all of the winners! A complete list of all of this year’s winners is available on the Oscars official website.