CATEGORY: Animated Feature Film
SPEECH BY: Don Hall, Chris Williams and Roy Conli
FILM: Big Hero 6
We’d really like to thank the Academy for honoring our film. Congratulations to all our fellow nominees. This has been an amazing year for animated films and we are privileged to be in your company. Thank you to everybody at the Walt Disney Studios, especially Mr. John Lasseter, the best boss in the world. [Applause] Absolutely. Absolutely. To the cast and the crew [Audience member yells; nominees point towards the balcony] You’re right, baby [Laughs]. To the cast and the crew of Big Hero 6, thank you for your talent, thank you for your passion. You guys put your heart and soul into this movie and we are forever, eternally grateful. To our wives, thank you, guys. Astrid, Mary, my Deniece, thank you so much for supporting us while we got to live out our dream everyday. Once upon a time, there was a freckle-faced little boy who told his mom and his dad that one day he was gonna work at Walt Disney Animation and they did something amazing: they supported him and they believed him, and from the bottom of his heart, he thanks them. Thank you.
I love you, Mary.
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