Inside Out wins Oscar for best animated feature

Cinema still: Inside Out.
Cinema still: Inside Out. PHOTO: DISNEY PIXAR

LOS ANGELES (Reuters/AFP) - The adventure comedy Inside Out from Walt Disney's Pixar studio won the Oscar on Sunday for Best Animated Feature Film.

The film by Pixar, which made Toy Story nearly two decades ago and Up in 2009, gave Disney its fourth consecutive Oscar Sunday in the Best Animated Feature category.

The cartoon beat fellow nominees Anomalisa, Boy And The World, Shaun The Sheep Movie and When Marnie Was There.

It is set in the mind of a young girl, Riley, where the emotions of Joy, Anger, Disgust, Fear and Sadness conflict over how best to navigate her family's move to San Francisco.

Meanwhile, Mexico's Emmanuel Lubezki made history with his third consecutive Oscar for cinematography, for his dramatic work in tough conditions on survival epic The Revenant.

Without his keen eye, his mastery of natural light and his ability to produce gorgeous long takes, Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu may not have been able to realise his vision for the film, a tale of revenge shot mainly in Canada's wilderness.

"To my parents, my friends and to all the cinematographers that were nominated with me - I admire you so much, I love your work. Alejandro, thank you so much," said Lubezki, the first cinematographer to win three Academy Awards in a row.

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