Pixar has been growing over the years, with one of its biggest increases represented by the opening of a branch in Vancouver, Canada in 2010. Pixar Canada was created to work on shorts and television specials utilizing established franchises such as Toy Story and Cars. The studio worked on the animation and technical aspects of several shorts such as PartySaurus Rex and Small Fry. Shockingly, though, news has emerged that the branch was officially closed down today. Read on for more details after the break.
Pixar Canada has been operating for over a year now, but other than a launch video for the studio, we have not heard or seen much from Pixar’s sister branch. The smaller Vancouver studio is currently spearheading shorts for the company’s franchises, such as Cars and Toy Story. With their first completed project, Air Mater, having recently seen release on the Cars 2 Blu-ray and DVD box sets, many photos from the interior of the office space have hit the web. Check out some of the photos here! [Read more…]