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Pixar at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards! [UPDATED LIVE]

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards are here, celebrating the biggest achievements in filmmaking from the past year.

Pixar has a lot to celebrate with a total of six Oscar nominations including a spot in the Best Picture category. Toy Story 3 landed five competitive nods with an additional mention for Day & Night.

Pixar nominations are listed below. During the show, winners will be moved from the "Nominated" list to the "Winners" list. Additionally, Pixar highlights will be posted during the telecast in the "Commentary" section. 

Winner
Best Animated Feature FilmToy Story 3 — Lee Unkrich
Best Original SongToy Story 3We Belong Together — Randy Newman

Nominated
Best Picture — Toy Story 3 — Darla K. Anderson
Best Adapted ScreenplayToy Story 3 — Michael Arndt, John Lasseter, Andrew Stanton, Lee Unkrich
Best Sound EditingToy Story 3 — Tom Myers, Michael Silvers
Best Animated Short FilmDay & Night — Teddy Newton

Check out the rest of the nominees here.

Commentary
7:30 — Darla K. Anderson’s mom appears on ABC’s "mominees" montage.
8:30Toy Story 3 appears in Best Picture montage.
9:05Best Animated Short up, The Lost Thing wins.
9:10Toy Story 3 wins Best Animated Film! Pixar’s sixth win in the category.
9:10 — Lee Unkrich accepts; thanks Academy, Lasseter, Catmull, et al.
9:15Best Adapted Screenplay up, The Social Network wins.
9:50Best Sound Editing up, Inception wins.
10:00 — Sci-Tech montage, Pixar’s David Laur honored for "Alfred" program.
10:05 — Randy Newman performs "We Belong Together" from Toy Story 3!
10:20 — Auto-tuned Toy Story 3 yields "We’re Still Here" by Woody himself! 😉
10:45 — "We Belong Together" by Randy Newman wins Best Original Song!
10:45 — Randy jokes about being nominated twenty times; winning twice.
11:35Toy Story 3 featured in Best Picture montage.
11:40Best Picture up, The King’s Speech wins.

The 83rd Annual Academy Awards are presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Watch the Oscars today (2/27) starting at 8ET/5PT PM LIVE on ABC! International readers, please check your local listings.

Congratulations, Lee Unkrich, Randy Newman and the entire Toy Story 3 crew!

3 Responses to Pixar at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards! [UPDATED LIVE]

  1. Anonymous says:

    The award shows are starting right now, and I really feel like I am missing out. I thought Toy Story was a great movie and I really hope it wins Best Animated film. The good news for me though would be the fact that I work for Dish Network. As a Dish employee I am able to stream live TV straight to my phone so I won’t have to miss out on anything.

  2. Awesome. With We Belong Together winning Best Song, let’s hope the piano sheet music becomes public domain.

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