What Are Some of the Award-Winning Animated Movies for Children?


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Some award-winning animated movies for children include "Up," "The Incredibles" and "Toy Story 3." Other movies of this type include "Spirited Away," "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" and "Frozen."

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Some of the most acclaimed animated films for children are made by Pixar, a subsidiary studio of Disney. Pixar's first film, "Toy Story," received a special Academy Award, and was the first animated film to receive a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Multiple Pixar movies have won the Academy Award for Best Animated Feature since its creation in 2001, including "Finding Nemo," "The Incredibles" and "Toy Story 3." Other Pixar films to win this Oscar include "Up," "WALL-E" and "Ratatouille."

Animated children's films by Disney have received numerous awards. Some of these films have won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature, such as "Frozen" and "Big Hero 6." Older Disney films have received awards as well, such as "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," which earned an honorary Academy Award for its technical achievement as the first feature length animated film. Japanese anime films, particularly those directed by Hayao Miyazaki, have received numerous awards also. These movies include "Spirited Away," "Howl's Moving Castle" and "My Neighbor Totoro."

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