This Day in History: March 29

Today: December 11, 2016
Pixar Wins Academy Award for Tin Toy

March 29, 1989

Pixar Wins Academy Award for Tin Toy

Pixar wins an Academy Award for Tin Toy, the first entirely computer-animated work to win in the best animated short film category. Pixar, now a division of Disney, continued its success with a string of shorts and the first entirely computer-animated feature-length film, the best-selling Toy Story.