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February 27, 2011 – Toy Story 3 Wins Two Academy Awards

Oscar®-winning producer Lee Unkrich, winner for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year for work on “Toy Story 3," poses backstage during the live ABC Television Network broadcast of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards® from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, CA Sunday, February 27, 2011.

“I can’t believe I’m actually saying this, but thank you to the Academy.” – Director Lee Unkrich

On February 27, 2011, the 83rd Academy Awards were held at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Pixar’s eleventh animated feature film Toy Story 3 was nominated in five categories, including Best Picture, making it the third animated feature in history to do so, and the second Pixar animated feature to be nominated in this category. The film would go on to win two awards: Best Animated Feature, beating out How to Train Your Dragon, and The Illusionist; and Best Original Song for Randy Newman’s “We Belong Together.”

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