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.
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, MEDIA ADVISORY–(Marketwire – July 26, 2010) – Artists from Pixar Animation Studios will be presenting a unique Masterclass in Animation & Story Development on September 24/25th in Vancouver, Canada.
This exceptional 2-day event takes place at the Simon Fraser University, with instructors Animator Andrew Gordon and Story Artist Matthew Luhn, both of Pixar. This masterclass has toured the world, this being one of only two North American stops in 2010. [Read more…]