Chris Williams receives an Academy Award

Monday, February 23, 2015

University of Waterloo alumnus wins Oscar for Big Hero 6, announcement from the University of Waterloo Marketing and Strategic Communications.


Chris WilliamsFine Arts Alumnus Chris Williams (BA 1990) has been awarded an Oscar as co-director of the Best Animated Feature Film of the Year, Disney's "Big Hero 6".

Chris' first Oscar nomination was for "Bolt," the canine adventure which he also co-directed for Disney.  It was nominated for Best Animated Feature in 2009 (it lost to "WALL-E").

You can find about more about his 2015 Academy Award win and his nomination at The Record.

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