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Animated Oscar Winners

BEST ANIMATED FEATURE FILM: RATATOUILLE


Ratatouille wins the Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film over Surf's Up and Persepolis.
This is the second nomination for Brad Bird and second award for Animated Feature Film he
has under his belt.

FILM SYNOPSIS
Remy the rat longs to exercise his talents as a gourmet chef and gets the chance when he
finds himself in a famous Parisian restaurant after becoming separated from his family
during an escape through the sewers. When his secret improvements to the restaurant's
food are mistakenly attributed to Linguini, the garbage boy, the two team up to form an
unlikely culinary partnership that will benefit them both.

You can find Brad's Bird thank you speech video here, Oscars.com


BEST ANIMATED SHORT FILM


The Best Animated Short Film goes to "Peter and the Wolf" from Suzie Templeton and Hugh
Welchman. This is their first Academy Award Nomination.

On the same category were:
My Love (Moya Lyubov), Même les Pigeons vont au Paradis (Even Pigeons Go To Heaven), Madame Tutli-Putli, I Met the Walrus.

FILM SYNOPSIS
Remy the rat longs to exercise his talents as a gourmet chef and gets the chance when he
finds himself in a famous Parisian restaurant after becoming separated from his family
during an escape through the sewers. When his secret improvements to the restaurant's
food are mistakenly attributed to Linguini, the garbage boy, the two team up to form an
unlikely culinary partnership that will benefit them both.

You can find their thank you speech video here, Oscars.com

FILM SYNOPSIS
A young boy and his animal friends face a hungry wolf in Prokofiev's classic musical piece.

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