- Cars 2 theatrical release, June 24
- Hawaiian Vacation theatrical release, June 24
- La Luna premier at the Annecy International Animation Festival, June 6
- Small Fry theatrical release with The Muppets, November 23
- Air Mater released on Cars 2 DVD/Blu-ray/3D Blu-ray
- Toy Story Blu-ray 3D
- Toy Story 2 Blu-ray 3D release
- Toy Story 3 Blu-ray 3D release
- Cars 2 Blu-ray, DVD and Blu-ray 3D release
- Pixar Short Films Collection Volume 1 Blu-ray release, October 4
- Pixar Play Parade is put on hiatus, January 4
- Toy Story 3 wins 2 Oscars - Best Animated Feature and Best Original Song
- Bill Hunter, who voiced Philip Sherman in Finding Nemo, passes away, May 21
- Steve Jobs, co-founder of Pixar Animation Studios and Apple, Inc., dies of pancreatic cancer at age 56, October 5
- The cancelled movie Newt was planned to be released in 2011.
- Pixar celebrates 25 years of animation.