Pixar at the 82nd Academy Awards! Wins Best Animated Feature and Best Original Score!


The big night is finally here!

Welcome to our definitive coverage of Pixar at the 82nd Annual Academy Awards! To quickly recap, the studio’s 2009 feature, Up, has been nominated in 5 Oscar categories including Best Picture.

Up’s nominations are listed below. If the film wins in a particular category, the description will move from the Nominated list to Winner.

Best Animated Feature: Up — Pete Docter
Best Music (Original Score): Up — Michael Giacchino

Best Picture: Up — Jonas Rivera
Best Writing (Original Screenplay): Up — Bob Peterson, Pete Docter/Story by Bob Peterson, Pete Docter, Tom McCarthy
Best Sound Editing: Up — Michael Silvers, Tom Myers

Click here to see the film’s competition
Check out the rest of the nominees here.
Click winner’s name for thank you cam.

All times Eastern.
8:10 – Scott P. Clark tweets "Keep your eyes peeled for Carl & Dug!" The Up animator prepared some animation especially for tonight’s show!
8:55 – Carl Fredricksen is interviewed with Dug about his Oscar nom!
8:56 — Pete Docter wins Best Animated Feature for Up. 6th nomination, first win. Great, concise speech. Mrs. Docter in tears. 5th Pixar win in category.
— Spotted: Ed Asner, Bob Peterson, Christopher Plummer and more!
9:15 — Best Original Screenplay is next. Up screenplay excerpted over final film. The Hurt Locker wins.
9:25 — Up music plays. Samuel L. Jackson presents Oscar Best Picture showcase montage for Up!!
9:30 — John Lasseter talks about short films! Clips from Cars and his Academy Award winning short, Tin Toy, shown!
10:25 — Morgan Freeman explains Best Sound Editing (Up nom) and Sound Mixing categories. The Hurt Locker wins.
10:45 — Dancing to Married Life from Up. Who knew it was robotic?
10:50 — Michael Giacchino takes home Best Original Score for Up! Encourages youth to pursue their dreams! First win, second nom for MG.
10:55 — Spotted: Jonas Rivera, Pete Docter!
12:00 — Best Picture goes to The Hurt Locker.

The 82nd Annual Academy Awards are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Watch the Oscars today (3/7) starting at 8ET/5PT PM LIVE on ABC! International readers, please check your local listings.

Update: A little late, but you can now click on links above to see photos, video, transcripts and more from the ceremony. Current photo via Reuters.

Congratulations to the entire Up team on the wins/nominations!

Last modified: March 7, 2010