GWYGH, Mini Ep. 005: Let's Shrek the Oscars

Did you know that Shrek and Donkey were animated into the audience during the 74th Oscars? Learn about the beginnings of the Best Animated Feature Category (and its subsequent criticisms) on this week's minisode. Be sure to enter our giveaway by rating and reviewing our podcast! 

Links for this minisode: 

Introduction of the first Best Animated Feature Award:

Alternate, unaired video if Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius (2001) had won the category:

Woody, Buzz Lightyear, and Jessie presenting the Short Film (Animated) award at the 72nd Oscars: 

Woody and Buzz Lightyear presenting the 2016 Best Animated Feature category: 

Wikipedia article on Best Animated Feature, including a very useful list of wins versus nominations by different studios:

Interview where an academy member admits they only watch the movies their child wants to watch:

Interview where an academy member says they don't watch animated movies, period:

Very hopeful 2001 article on the introduction of the Best Animated Feature category:

Walt Disney's honorary Oscars:

Interesting commentary on the history of animation at the Oscars - "The 6 Most Unforgivable Animation Oscar Moments":