Animated shorts 2012

by therex-77756 | created - 18 Aug 2017 | updated - 23 Aug 2017 | Public

All animated short films of 2012.

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1. Paperman (2012)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

An office worker meets the girl of his dreams and uses a fleet of paper airplanes to get her attention.

Director: John Kahrs | Stars: John Kahrs, Kari Wahlgren, Jack Goldenberg, Jeff Turley

Votes: 31,133

2. Tangled (2010)

PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

71 Metascore

The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.

Directors: Nathan Greno, Byron Howard | Stars: Mandy Moore, Zachary Levi, Donna Murphy, Ron Perlman

Votes: 401,176 | Gross: $200.82M

3. The Longest Daycare (2012)

PG | 5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Maggie Simpson spends the day in the Ayn Rand School for Tots.

Director: David Silverman

Votes: 4,852

4. Toy Story Toons: Partysaurus Rex (2012)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

When Rex finds himself left behind in the bathroom, he puts his limbs to use by getting a bath going for a bunch of new toy friends.

Directors: Mark A. Walsh, Dylan Brown | Stars: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Wallace Shawn, Corey Burton

Votes: 5,996

5. Moonrise Kingdom: Animated Book Short (2012)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

This is a preview to the movie Moonrise Kingdom, In which Bob Balaban describes Suzy's books and Suzy reads from them. There is also some animation involved when Suzy reads from each book.

Directors: Christian De Vita, Wes Anderson | Stars: Bob Balaban, Kara Hayward

Votes: 582

6. The Butterfly Effect (2012)

3 min | Animation, Short

An ordinary looking guy wakes up one morning feeling the worse for wear and realizes he's run out of milk. As he drags himself out of the house to go and buy some, an extraordinary sequence... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Sumich

Votes: 40

7. Beforel Orel: Trust (2012)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The story of Orel before Moral Orel

Director: Duke Johnson | Stars: Scott Adsit, Jay Johnston, Carolyn Lawrence, Britta Phillips

Votes: 365

8. Kara (I) (2012)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Kara is a visually stunning and emotional PS3 technology which is here "represented" by a female android who becomes self conscious.

Director: David Cage | Stars: Valorie Curry, Tercelin Kirtley, Hanako Danjo

Votes: 967

9. Head Over Heels (2012)

TV-PG | 11 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, the couple must face their equilibrium.

Director: Timothy Reckart | Stars: Nigel Anthony, Rayyah McCaul

Votes: 2,180

10. Old Man (2012)

7 min | Documentary, Animation, Short

For more then 20 years Charles Manson has refused to communicate to the outside world. Until now. These are actual never before heard phone conversations between Canadian best selling author Marlin Marynick and Charles Manson.

Director: Leah Shore | Stars: Charles Manson, Marlin Marynick

Votes: 82

11. Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo (2012)

10 min | Animation, Short, Action

This short focuses on the God Warrior from Nausicaa of The Valley of The Wind (1984). Super-powered bio-weapons in ceramic armor begin attacking Tokyo, annihilating human civilization.

Director: Shinji Higuchi | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Hayao Miyazaki

Votes: 340

12. Pingu's the Thing (2012)

2 min | Animation, Short, Horror

John Carpenter's The Thing as performed by the claymated, Antarctic cast of the hit children's animation Pingu.

Director: Lee Hardcastle

Votes: 230

13. A Little Suicide (2012)

10 min | Animation, Short

In a world where people hate you without exception and kill you mercilessly, it's no wonder this cockroach is suicidal.

Director: Ana Lily Amirpour | Stars: Ana Lily Amirpour, Halina Dyrschka, Ulrich Matthes, Heiko Pinkowski

Votes: 13

14. Hamster Hell (2012)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

The story of a boy who secretly keeps hamsters hidden under his bed away from his mother. Does he know the meaning of responsibility? He soon will.

Director: Lee Hardcastle

Votes: 101

15. The Life of Death (2012)

5 min | Animation, Short

A story about the day Death fell in love with Life through a beautiful doe.

Director: Marsha Onderstijn

Votes: 298

16. I, Pet Goat II (2012)

8 min | Animation, Short, Drama

I, Pet Goat II is an animated film brimming with silent messages and esoteric symbolism. While the movie has no dialog, each symbol tells a piece of a story that covers the fields of ... See full summary »

Director: Louis Lefebvre

Votes: 521

17. Fresh Guacamole (2012)

Unrated | 2 min | Animation, Short

Transforming familiar objects into fresh guacamole.

Director: PES

Votes: 3,749

18. Asa Made Jugyou Chu! (2012 Video)

30 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Due to an error, newly-enrolled Otorinashi Academy student Yuuki Kagami is assigned a room in the girls dormitory, even though Yuuki is a guy. Since none of the other rooms for guys are ... See full summary »

Director: Hiromitsu Kanazawa | Stars: Asami Shimoda, Azumi Asakura, Suzuko Mimori, Akiko Toda

Votes: 88

19. Possessions (2012)

14 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy

One night of the eighteenth century, in the depths of the mountain, a human being is lost and finds a small temple. In the moment when he enters the room space is transformed into a completely different world.

Director: Shuhei Morita | Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Aoi Yûki, Takeshi Kusao, Jessica Boone

Votes: 727

20. The Killers: Miss Atomic Bomb - Animated Version (2012 Video)

5 min | Animation, Short, Music

Part live action and part animation, "Miss Atomic Bomb" has been dubbed "the epic companion to Mr. Brightside", and the video continues the love triangle depicted in the 2004 hit "Mr. ... See full summary »

Director: Warren Fu | Stars: The Killers, Izabella Miko, Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning

Votes: 39

21. Cadaver (2012)

8 min | Animation, Short, Adventure

A cadaver wakes up to say a last goodbye to his wife, but discovers a truth in death that he didn't know in life.

Director: Jonah D. Ansell | Stars: Christopher Lloyd, Tavi Gevinson, Kathy Bates, Ashley Hale Spellman

Votes: 148

22. The Colors of Evil (2012)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Children often pick on one another, but Vivian has had enough. After being tormented on a daily basis by her schoolmate Nancy, Vivian uses her knowledge of the dark arts to summon a demon ... See full summary »

Directors: Alyse Miller, Phillip Simon | Star: Victoria Fragnito

Votes: 161

23. Combustible (2012)

12 min | Animation, Short

Follows the story of honor and tradition caught between the roaring flames of a village set on fire.

Director: Katsuhiro Ôtomo | Stars: Shelley Calene-Black, Luci Christian, Saori Hayami, Carl Masterson

Votes: 205

24. Godzilla! (2012)

G | 1 min | Animation, Short, Action

Godzilla must stop Mechagodzilla and Gigan from destroying Lego City.

Director: George O'Connor

25. Goodnight Mr. Foot (2012)

G | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

Bigfoot checks into Dracula's resort,where he meets an energetic witch-maid.

Director: Genndy Tartakovsky | Stars: Rose Abdoo, Corey Burton

Votes: 383

26. Recycled (III) (2012)

6 min | Animation, Short, History

The following images were sourced over the years from a recycling zone in the outskirts of Beijing. This archive of more than half a million 35mm color film negatives is a photographic ... See full summary »

Directors: Lei Lei, Thomas Sauvin | Star: Lei Lei

Votes: 21

27. The Polar Bears (2012)

G | 7 min | Animation, Short, Family

A short about a family of polar bears. Made by Coca-Cola.

Directors: John Stevenson, David Scott | Stars: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Armie Hammer, Jonathan Adams, Megyn Price

Votes: 56

28. The Lego Story (2012)

17 min | Animation, Short, Biography

The animated history of the LEGO company.

Director: Kim Pagel | Stars: Marc Graue, Mike Lane, Matt Nolan, Alex Dean

Votes: 242

29. PostHuman (2012)

6 min | Animation, Short, Action

A genius hacker and his dog help an enigmatic young woman to free the remaining test subjects of a black ops ESP test lab.

Directors: Cole Drumb, Jennifer Wai-Yin Luk | Stars: Ulric Dihle, Tricia Helfer

Votes: 365

30. Adam and Dog (2012)

TV-PG | 16 min | Animation, Short, Drama

Adam, and a dog, in the Garden of Eden.

Director: Minkyu Lee

Votes: 2,178

31. Feral (2012)

Not Rated | 13 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A wild boy is found in the woods by a solitary hunter and brought back to civilization. Alienated by a strange new environment, the boy tries to adapt by using the same strategies that kept him safe in the forest.

Director: Daniel Sousa | Stars: Elsie McKendry, Brett Tobasky

Votes: 881

33. Bad Toys II (2012)

6 min | Animation, Short, Action

A spoof of action movies. Based on the French short film, "Bad Toys II".

Directors: Daniel Brunet, Nicolas Douste | Stars: Richard Darbois, Philippe Peythieu, Thierry Ragueneau

Votes: 35

34. A Cautionary Tail (2012)

15 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A little girl is born with a tail that expresses her emotions. As a child, her parents celebrate their daughter's uniqueness and her tail inspires magical make-believe adventures with her ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Rippingale | Stars: Cate Blanchett, David Wenham, Barry Otto

Votes: 28

35. Asdfmovie5 (2012)

TV-PG | 2 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A 2 minute sketch comedy created by Tomska.

Director: Thomas Ridgewell | Stars: Thomas Ridgewell, Jamie Spicer-Lewis, Jenny Bingham, Khyan Mansley

Votes: 573

36. The Window (2012)

28 min | Animation, Short

Sergeant Jeong Cheol-Min's squad are in a renovated stock room with no window. The squad members are well known to be a hardworking group until Councellor Hong Yeong-Soo comes in and starts... See full summary »

Director: Sang-ho Yeon

Votes: 37

37. Daffy's Rhapsody (2012)

PG | 4 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

When Daffy Duck tries to express his life about being constantly hunted down through a performance, Elmer Fudd can't help but use this as an opportunity to finally successfully hunt Daffy.

Director: Matthew O'Callaghan | Stars: Mel Blanc, Billy West

Votes: 173

38. Through the Storm (2012)

8 min | Animation, Short, Action

A bereft widow forces a Banshee to take her to the underworld to rescue her husband.

Director: Fred Burdy | Star: Katie McGrath

Votes: 56

39. Blue Whale (2012)

7 min | Animation, Short, Drama

A 100-year-old Whale-Grandfather moves back in with his family, sitting in his place by the table, drinking his tea and hiding the sea.

Director: Sivan Kidron | Star: Efrat Ben-Zur

Votes: 11

40. I'm Going to Bite Someone (2012)

7 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

A disgruntled shark finally decides to bite someone.

Director: Steve Dildarian | Stars: Eddie Pepitone, Steve Dildarian, Jon Daly

Votes: 70