Year: 2004 (77th) Academy Awards
Category: Animated Feature Film
Film Title: The Incredibles
Winner: Brad Bird
Presenter: Robin Williams
Date & Venue: February 27, 2005; Kodak Theatre
Thank you so much. I don't know what's more frightening, being watched by millions of people, or the hundreds of people that are going to be annoyed with me tomorrow for not mentioning them tonight. But I just want to thank the holy trinity of Pixar--my good friend John Lasseter, Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs--for making the greatest studio on the face of the earth. And I want to thank my producer John Walker, and Dick Cook, and the great Disney marketing team.
You know, animation is about creating the illusion of life, and you can't create it if you don't have one. So, I want to thank my wonderful crew for the creation, and I want to thank my mom, my dad, my wife Liz, and my kids Jack, Michael and Nick for giving me my life. I love you. And thank you.
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