Toy Story 3 won the Best Animated Feature at the 83rd annual Academy Awards. Lee Unkrich accepted the award, thanking John Lasseter, Steve Jobs and the film’s producer, Darla K. Anderson.
The Lost Thing won the Oscar for Best Animated Short film. The awards was accepted by the directors, Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann.
Randy Newman won his second Oscar for “We Belong Together,” from Toy Story 3.
Paul Franklin, Chris Corbould, Andrew Lockley and Peter Bebb win Best Visual Effects for Inception.
In the first award of the night, Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland won for Best Art Direction for Robert Stromberg and Karen O’Hara.
Wally Pfister won Best Cinematography for Inception.
Melissa Leo won the Best Supporting Actress Oscar for The Fighter.
Best Original Screenplay goes to The King’s Speech, by David Seidler.
Suzanne Bier’s In a Better World wins Best Foreign Language Film.
Christian Bale wins Best Supporting Actor for The Fighter.
John Powell’s acclaimed score for How to Train Your Dragon comes up short; Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross win for The Social Network.
Alice in Wonderland wins a second Oscar, this time for Colleen Atwood’s costume design.
Rick Baker and Dave Elsey win Best Makeup for The Wolfman.
Inception wins both Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.
Strangers No More wins Best Short Documentary, the excellent Inside Job takes Best Feature Documentary.
Best Film Editing goes to Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter for The Social Network.
Natalie Portman wins Best Actress for Black Swan.
Colin Firth is Best Actor for The King’s Speech.
Capping the night is a Best Picture win for The King’s Speech — no one really expected Toy Story 3 to have a chance, but it was in the mix.
And that’s it for another year of the Oscars! What did you think of the proceedings? Did the best films win? Let us know in the comments and follow all of next year’s animated Oscar contenders in the pages of Animation Magazine and online at AnimationMagazine.net.