|The Princess and the Frog|
|Director||Ron Clements, John Musker|
|Starring||Anika Noni Rose, Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard|
|82nd Academy Awards|
The Princess and the Frog is a 2009 American animated musical fantasy comedy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios. Written and directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, the film is loosely based on the novel "The Frog Princess" by E. D. Baker, which is in turn based on the Brothers Grimm fairy tale "The Frog Prince". Featuring an ensemble voice cast that stars Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Keith David, Michael-Leon Wooley, Jennifer Cody, and Jim Cummings, with Peter Bartlett, Jenifer Lewis, Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard, and John Goodman.
- Best Animated Feature — Ron Clements, John Musker
- Best Original Song — "Almost There" by Randy Newman
- Best Original Song — "Down in New Orleans" by Randy Newman
A modern day retelling of the classic story The Frog Prince. The Princess and the Frog finds the lives of arrogant, carefree Prince Naveen and hardworking waitress Tiana crossing paths. Prince Naveen is transformed into a frog by an evil voodoo magician and Tiana, following suit, upon kissing the amphibian royalty. With the help of a trumpet-playing alligator, a Cajun firefly, and an old blind lady who lives in a boat in a tree, Naveen and Tiana must race to break the spell and fulfill their dreams.