MINNEAPOLIS (UKTN) – A native of Minnesota won an Oscar at the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday night.
Pixar’s Pete Docter, who grew up in Bloomington, won the award for best animated feature for directing “Soul.” Docter has previously won Oscars for directing the animated films “Inside Out” and “Up”.
It was Docter’s third Oscar win, a record for the animation category.
Docter dedicated its third Oscar to music teachers around the world.
“We want to thank music and art teachers around the world,” he said during the ceremony live. “You make the world a better place.”