Disney swept the animation categories at the 2015 Academy Awards, taking home Oscars for Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Short.
“Big Hero 6” won for the Best Animated Feature. The movie is is comedy-adventure about the special bond that develops between Baymax (voice of Scott Adsit), a plus-sized inflatable robot, and Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter). When a devastating event befalls the city of San Fransokyo and catapults Hiro into the midst of danger, he turns to Baymax and his close friends adrenaline junkie Go Go Tomago (voice of Jamie Chung), neatnik Wasabi (voice of Damon Wayans Jr.), chemistry whiz Honey Lemon (voice of Genesis Rodriguez) and fanboy Fred (voice of T.J. Miller). Determined to uncover the mystery, Hiro transforms his friends into a band of high-tech heroes called “Big Hero 6.”
“Feast,” which was the short shown before “Big Hero 6” is won fore Best Animated Short. Feast follows Winston, a Boston Terrier, that loves to eat. His master James spoils him with various junk food and leftovers topped over his dog food. One day, James develops a relationship with a waitress at the local restaurant, who has him take up a healthier diet and lifestyle. This upsets Winston, since he refuses to eat vegetables. When the couple break up, James and Winston return to eating junk food until Winston realizes James’ depression over the break-up, with a piece of parsley as his only reminder. Winston grabs the parsley and rushes out of the apartment, leading James to the restaurant to reconcile with his girlfriend and marry her.