Pixar Animation Studios combines creative and technical artistry to create original stories in the medium of computer animation. In partnership with Disney, Pixar has created four of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time: Academy Award®-winning Toy Story (1995), A Bug’s Life (1998), Golden Globe-winner Toy Story 2 (1999) and Monsters, Inc. (2001). Pixar’s four films have earned more than $1.5 billion at the worldwide box office to date. Pixar is located in Emeryville, California, and has over 600 employees. It’s recent films have included Finding Nemo and The Incredibles.
Pixar recently became embroiled in a dispute with Walt Disney over it’s film contract with the company. They will release Cars, it’s final contractually obligated movie for Disney, in 2006.