"The film Life of Pi was nominated for Visual Effects (and won!), but sadly the studio that did the effects for the movie (Rhythm & Hues) had to file for bankruptcy a few weeks ago, and laid off close to 250 employees. The protest was named "A Piece of the Pi" to show that the VFX studio behind the film wasn't getting their share of its success."
They make it sound like some sort of "sweat shop" setup.
I know the link is just a blog, but there seems to be an issue here - or is there? I am not sure what to think.