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A critical and commercial success, "Frozen" marks a second renaissance for Walt Disney's legendary film studio -- and is widely tipped to win its first ever Oscar for best animated feature next weekend.The movie, which has made nearly $1 billion, is the culmination of a revival driven by fierce competition and the studio's purchase of rival Pixar in 2006, bringing boss John Lasseter into the Disney fold.If the movie does win at next Sunday's 86th Academy Awards, it will be Disney's first best animated feature Oscar since the category was created in 2001 .Peter Del Vecho, producer on the film, said Lasseter "changed the culture at Disney Animation.The other factor driving Disney's renaissance has been increasingly tough competition from rivals like Blue Sky ("Ice Age," "Rio"), DreamWorks Animation ("Shrek," "Kung-Fu Panda," "Madagascar") and Illumination, which makes the "Despicable Me" films -- the second of which is also nominated next Sunday.
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