- Geri's Game premier, November 24
- Disney and Pixar announce a new 5 picture, 10 year Co-Production Agreement, February 24
- The THX trailer titled "Tex 2 - Moo Can", is released, featuring John Lasseter as Tex's animator and creator.
- Pixar adds 100 new employees, bringing total studio headcount to 400
- ↑ Pixar Animation Studios 1997 Annual Report