During last night’s 81st Academy Awards, Pixar’s WALL-E took home the award for Best Animated Feature, marking Andrew Stanton’s second win in the category. In case you’re wondering, he also won for Finding Nemo. WALL-E was a huge hit for Disney/Pixar, raking in over $534MM worldwide and receiving a movie critic review average of 96% on RottenTomatoes.
Also announced at last night’s awards ceremony was the winner for Best Animated Short. The winner was “La Maison En Petits Cubes,” directed by Kunio Kato, which you can watch in its entirety here.
Check out this interview with Andrew Stanton, the writer and director of Wall-E and Finding Nemo.