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
. The studio worked on the animation
and technical aspects of several shorts such as PartySaurus Rex
and Small Fry
. Notably, Pixar Canada employees worked on Toy Story OF TERROR!
, a new television special which debuts on ABC next week. Shockingly, though, news has emerged that the branch was officially closed down today.
reports (via Upcoming Pixar
) that Pixar Canada shut its doors today, leaving almost 100 employees without a job.