February 22, 2015 – Big Hero 6 Wins Academy Award for Best Animated Feature
“We would really like to thank the Academy for honoring our film…this has been an amazing year for animated films, and we are privileged to be in your company.” – Don Hall, Co-Director for Big Hero 6
On February 22, 2015, the 87th Academy Awards were held at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Walt Disney Animation Studios walked away with the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for the movie Big Hero 6, giving the studio its second Academy Award in this category after the previous year’s win for Frozen. The film was the winner against such films as The Boxtrolls, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Song of the Sea, and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.