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02/24/2013 09:02 pm ET Updated Feb 25, 2013

Best Animated Film: 'Brave' Wins At 2013 Academy Awards

In this 2012 publicity image released by Disney/Pixar, Princess Merida, (voice by Kelly Macdonald), is shown flying in the 3D
In this 2012 publicity image released by Disney/Pixar, Princess Merida, (voice by Kelly Macdonald), is shown flying in the 3D computer animated Disney/Pixar film, "Brave," releasing June 22, 2012, in North America. Dolby Atmos, the latest in movie theater audio debuting on 14 screens with "Brave," intends to make theaters sound more 3-D than ever before. (AP Photo/Disney/Pixar)

The 85th annual Academy Awards were held on Sunday and "Brave" took the Oscar for Best Animated Film.

Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman accepted the award for the film.

Disney led the category with three films nominated: "Wreck-It Ralph," "Brave," and "Frankenweenie."

"The fact that we're all nominated in one year is like, whoever wins of that group, I feel like the family wins," "Wreck-It Ralph" director Richard Moore told HuffPost Entertainment earlier this year. "I'm really proud of my film and what we achieved here at the studio."

Best Animated Feature is a young Oscar category, first introduced to the Academy Awards in 2001. "Shrek" took home the inaugural award, beating out "Monsters, Inc." and "Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius." At last year's 84th annual Academy Awards, "Rango" won out over "A Cat in Paris," "Chico and Rita," Kung Fu Panda 2," and "Puss in Boots."

Seth MacFarlane hosted the 2013 Academy Awards at Hollywood's Dolby Theater. The awards show, held on Feb. 24, included performances by Adele and Barbra Streisand.

More information about performances and winners can be found in the live blog below.

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