Toy Story 3 took home the Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature Film at tonight's 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).
Director Lee Unkrich was in attendance at the Beverly Hilton to accept the prize [video]. Before getting on with his speech, he joked with presenters Justin Bieber and Hailee Steinfeld about whether they were 'even born when the first Toy Story came out'. (Steinfeld wasn't.)
What followed was one of the best (i.e. real) speeches of the night. Unkrich expressed gratitude to everyone at Disney and Pixar, thanking a few individuals by name, like John Lasseter for 'trusting him' with the film; his family; Randy Newman for his 'amazing music'; and the Toy Story 3 cast, 'anchored by' Tom Hanks and Tim Allen.
Finally he gave a big shout-out to the audiences worldwide that have embraced the film, which he called "an animated movie that beat with a human heart".
This is the fifth time in a row that a Pixar film has won in the five-year-old animation category at the Golden Globes, following Up, WALL-E, Ratatouille, and Cars.
Congratulations to Lee and everyone who had a part in the making of Toy Story 3!
Photo credit: ©HFPA