Has an animated movie ever won Best Picture Oscar?

It is still technically possible for an animated film to be nominated and the winner of Best Picture, but none have ever won, despite how many truly amazing animated films there are.

What animated films have been nominated for Best Picture?

Animated films can be nominated for other categories but have rarely been so: Beauty and the Beast (1991), Up (2009) and Toy Story 3 (2010) are the only animated films ever to be nominated for Best Picture, while Waltz with Bashir (2008) is the only animated picture ever nominated for Best Foreign Language Film (though …

What is the first animated movie to win an Oscar?

At the 5th Academy Awards ceremony, on 18 November 1932, the eight-minute “Silly Symphonies” cartoon Flowers and Trees won Walt Disney an Oscar for Best Short Subject (Cartoons) – a category introduced that year.

What is the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature?

Academy Award for Best Animated Feature. An animated feature is defined by the Academy as a film with a running time of more than 40 minutes in which characters’ performances are created using a frame-by-frame technique, a significant number of the major characters are animated, and animation figures in no less than 75 percent of the running time.

Are motion capture films eligible for Academy Awards in 2010?

In 2010, the Academy enacted a new rule regarding the motion capture technique employed in films such as A Christmas Carol (2009) and The Adventures of Tintin (2011), and how they might not be eligible in this category in the future.

Did Shrek win Best Picture at the 2001 Oscars?

DreamWorks had advertised heavily during the holiday 2001 season for Shrek, but was disappointed when the rumored Best Picture nomination did not materialize, though it was nominated for and ended up winning the inaugural Best Animated Feature award.