Academy Awards, USA 1996 - Special Achievement Award for Toy Story (1995) For the development and inspired application of techniques that have made possible the first feature-length computer-animated film.
1989 - Oscar - Best Short Film, Animated for Tin Toy (1988) Shared with William Reeves
Annie Awards 2009 - Winsor McCay Award For career contributions to the art of animation.
2000 - Annie - Outstanding Individual Achievement for Directing in an Animated Feature Production for Toy Story 2 (1999) Shared with Lee Unkrich, Ash Brannon
2000 - Annie - Outstanding Individual Achievement for Writing in an Animated Feature Production for Toy Story 2 (1999) Shared with Pete Docter, Ash Brannon, Andrew Stanton, Rita Hsiao, Doug Chamberlin, Chris Webb
1996 - Annie - Best Individual Achievement: Directing for Toy Story (1995)
Art Directors Guild 2004 - Contribution to Cinematic Imagery Award
Berlin International Film Festival 1987 - Silver Berlin Bear - Best Short Film for Luxo Jr. (1986) Shared with William Reeves
Christopher Awards 2008 - Christopher Award - Feature Films for Ratatouille (2007) Shared with Brad Bird (director/screenwriter), Jan Pinkava (co-director), Brad Lewis (producer), Andrew Stanton (executive producer)
Hollywood Film Festival 2006 - Hollywood Film Award - Animation of the Year for Cars (2006)
Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards 1998 - LAFCA Award - Best Animation - Feature-Length for A Bug's Life (1998)
1995 - LAFCA Award - Best Animation for Toy Story (1995)
Ottawa International Animation Festival 1986 - 2nd place - OIAF Award - Film Less Than 5 Minutes for Luxo Jr. (1986) Shared with William Reeves
PGA Awards 2002 - Vanguard Award Shared with Ed Catmull, Steve Jobs
Seattle International Film Festival 1990 - Golden Space Needle Award - Best Short Film for Knick Knack (1989)
ShoWest Convention, USA 2006 - Special Award - Pioneer of Animation
1996 - Special Award - Outstanding Achievement
Student Academy Awards, USA 1979 - Achievement Award - Animation for Lady and the Lamp (1979) California Institute of the Arts.
Vancouver Effects and Animation Festival 2001 - First Prize - Animated Computer 3D Short for For the Birds (2000) Shared with Ralph Eggleston, Karen Dufilho, Bill Wise, James Ford Murphy
Visual Effects Society Awards 2006 - Georges Méliès Award
World Animation Celebration 1987 - WAC Winner - Computer Assisted Animation for Luxo Jr. (1986) Shared with William Reeves