Of the twenty nominated actors that year, Sean Penn
was the only one not in attendance. However, nominee Will Smith
left before his category was announced to take care of his sick son. See more
Himself - Winner: Best Animated Film
Thank you, members of the Academy, for inviting us to the party by creating this category to begin with. "Shrek" took five years and over 500 people to bring to life so I'm incredibly honored to be up here on behalf of the entire team. Special thanks go to John Williams who originally brought William Steig's book to DreamWorks, Laurie MacDonald who thought it might make a good animated movie, the amazing directors Andrew Adamson and Vicky Jenson. Our incredible cast: Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, ...