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June 3, 2007 – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest Wins Best Movie at the MTV Movie Awards

“This is the man who did it all right here, Johnny Depp. Without him, we wouldn’t be here.” – Producer Jerry Bruckheimer

On June 3, 2007, the 2007 MTV Movie Awards were held at the Gibson Amphitheatre in Universal City, California. The Disney live-action feature Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest scored two awards at the ceremony, including Best Movie; it beat out other blockbusters 300, Blades of Glory, Borat, and Little Miss Sunshine. Johnny Depp was also awarded Best Performance for his role as Captain Jack Sparrow in the film, beating the likes of Beyonce for Dreamgirls and Gerard Butler for 300.

April 27

April 27, 1999 – The ASCAP Honors Songwriters for Animated Feature Mulan

On April 27, 1999, the 14th annual American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) Film and Television Music Awards were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Songwriters Matthew Wilder and David Zippel were among those honored at the ceremony for their work on the animated feature film Mulan in the Top Box Office Films category; their song “Reflection” would go on to be nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Original Song.

February 26

February 26, 1953 – Walt Disney is Awarded the Cecil B. deMille Award

“In 1928 [Walt Disney] created ‘Steamboat Willie’ introducing Mickey Mouse, and from that point there was no stopping the king of family entertainment in the U.S.”

On February 26, 1953, the 10th Annual Golden Globes were held at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles, California. At this ceremony, Walt Disney was awarded the Cecil B. deMille award for his numerous contributions to the film industry, becoming the second recipient of this award after Cecil B. deMille himself. The award acknowledges the “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment” made by the individual.

February 12

February 12, 2016 – Disney CEO Bob Iger is Named to the Toy Industry Hall of Fame

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“Mr. Iger has done an impressive job of building on Disney’s rich history and growing their storytelling portfolio, creating new experiences and unforgettable memories for generations of kids to come.” – Toy Industry Association President and CEO Steve Pasierb

On February 12, 2016, the Toy Industry Association inducted the newest member of the Toy Industry Fall of Fame: CEO of The Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger. Iger was added thanks to his contributions to the toy industry, as well as the “impact his work has had on the lives of children worldwide.” Iger was also recognized for growing the Disney portfolio with the acquisitions of Pixar, Marvel, and Lucasfilm, and creating new creative platforms for each of them. He was inducted in a special presentation at the 16th annual Toy of the Year Awards ceremony at the 113th North American International Toy Fair, which also celebrated the Toy Industry Association’s centennial.

February 11

February 11, 2007 – Disney Animator Andreas Deja Wins Winsor McCay Award

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“It’s fine to have a villain who beats people up and is ruthless, but the more important thing for me is whether or not they are interesting. The villains who have full personalities are the ones you remember.”

On February 11, 207, the 34th Annie Awards were held at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, California. One of the honorees of the Winsor McCay Award was Disney animator Andreas Deja. The award, named after pioneer animator Winsor McCay, honors those who have made lifetime or career contributions to the animation field. Deja is known for animating some of the most well-regarded villains in the Disney Renaissance, including Gaston from Beauty and the Beast, Jafar in Aladdin, and Scar in The Lion King. With this award, Deja joins the ranks of esteemed animators Max Fleischer, Tex Avery, and early mentor Eric Larson.

January 12

January 12, 2014 – Frozen Wins Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature

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“This is a first for Disney Animation, so we might have a toast tomorrow that might go all day.”

On January 12, 2014, the 71st Golden Globes were held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Nominated for two awards, the Disney animated feature film Frozen walked away with the award for Best Animated Feature, beating out fellow nominees The Croods and Despicable Me 2. Directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee accepted the award on behalf of all those who worked on the film.

March 3

March 3, 2001 – Fantasia 2000 is Awarded the Vision Award at the Producers Guild of America Awards

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On March 3, 2001, the Producers Guild of America Awards were Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California. At the ceremony, the Disney animated feature Fantasia 2000 was honored with the Vision Award for Theatrical Motion Pictures, which was awarded to Roy E. Disney by Angela Lansbury. Disney was instrumental in creating the film, having pitched it as a sequel to the original Fantasia, which was originally seen as a neverending work in progress.

February 14

February 14, 2004 – John Lasseter is Honored by the Art Directors Guild

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“In 2004, Lasseter was honored by the Art Directors Guild with its prestigious ‘Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery’…”

On February 14, 2004, the 8th annual Art Directors Guild Awards were held in California. Amongst the winners for best in film and television for 2003, John Lasseter from Pixar was honored by the guild with a special award for “Outstanding Contribution to Cinematic Imagery” thanks to his work in groundbreaking computer animation.

January 22

January 22, 2011 – Darla K. Anderson is Honored at the Annual Producers Guild Awards

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“…honoring excellence in motion picture and television production…”

On January 22, 2011, the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards were held in Los Angeles, California. The award, started by the non-profit trade group The Producers Guild of America, honors excellence in movies and films for the year. Darla K. Anderson, a producer for Pixar, took home the award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures for Toy Story 3, beating out Despicable Me’s producers John Cohen, Janet Healy, and Christopher Meledandri; as well as How to Train Your Dragon’s producer Bonnie Arnold. Anderson’s work as a producer for Pixar began in 1993, and she has won several awards for producing the studio’s films, including a Golden Satellite Award and a BAFTA.

January 11

January 11, 2004 – Pirates of the Caribbean Wins People’s Choice Award

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“Drink up me hearties, yo ho.”

On January 11, 2004, the 30th People’s Choice Awards were held in Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Pasadena, California. Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, which had been released on July 9, 2003, was honored as the Favorite Motion Picture of the year by the public, adding to the many accolades it received since its release.