2012 was a great year for 3D animation movies, studios such as Pixar, Dreamworks, Laika, Sony Pictures Animation, Blue Sky Studios, Aardman, Walt Disney Pictures, Illumination entertainment and Krayon Pictures shined! Enjoy the list of 3D Animation Movies of 2012 we created for prosperity (and other kick ass reasons).
Great concepts and ideas were released with the animation movies of 2012. Paranorman with its claymation/digital animation and all the others with their great story writing and character creations.
3D Animation Movies Released in 2012
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Brave June 22, 2012 (USA) Directors: Mark Andrews, Brenda Chapman, Steve Purcell Running time: 100 minutes Music composed by: Patrick Doyle
Pixar Animation Studios
Zambezia 28 March 2013 (USA) Director: Wayne Thornley Running time: 83 minutes Writers: Camilla Bubna-Kasteliz (script editor), Andrew Cook (screenplay)
Triggerfish Animation Studio
Wreck-It-Ralph November 2, 2012 (USA) Director: Rich Moore Running time: 120 minutes Featured songs: Shut Up and Drive, Celebration
Walt Disney Animation Studios
Rise of the Guardians November 21, 2012 (USA) Director: Peter Ramsey Running time: 97 minutes
Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted June 8, 2012 (USA) Directors: Eric Darnell, Tom McGrath, Conrad Vernon Running time: 95 minutes Music composed by: Hans Zimmer
Hotel Transylvania September 28, 2012 (USA) Director: Genndy Tartakovsky Running time: 91 minutes
Sony Pictures Animation
Ice Age: Continental Drift Release date: July 13, 2012 (USA) Directors: Steve Martino, Mike Thurmeier Running time: 88 minutes MPAA rating: PG
Blue Sky Studios
The Pirates! Band of Misfits Release date: April 27, 2012 (USA) Directors: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt MPAA rating: PG Screenplay: Gideon Defoe
Aardman Animations in partnership with Sony Pictures Animation
Paranorman Initial release: August 3, 2012 (Mexico) Directors: Chris Butler, Sam Fell Running time: 93 minutes Music composed by: Jon Brion
Frankenweenie Initial release: September 20, 2012 (USA) Director: Tim Burton Running time: 87 minutes Music composed by: Danny Elfman
Tim Burton, Walt Disney Pictures
The Lorax Initial release: March 1, 2012 (United Arab Emirates, Kuwait) Directors: Chris Renaud, Kyle Balda Running time: 95 minutes Music composed by: John Powell Screenplay: Cinco Paul, Ken Daurio
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