3D Computer Animation

A list of my favourite 3D computer generated animations. Both feature length and short films included.

No Dreamworks as of yet as I'm still waiting for them to make a good film :-)

The Masters -

25 Years of Pixar Animation
http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=XBH1dcHoL6Y


Some more wonderful short films not currently listed on IMDB...

Monkey Spoon
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50xuWMjJ3ws

Twit Twit
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9uk1iWEBDE

Invasions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k4ExqQTNklk

Hambuster
http://vimeo.com/13526349

Carrot Crazy
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V7MOk0FZrg

Destiny
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEKLEeY_WeQ

Electroshock
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRHbeYZhtgA

Mac 'n' Cheese
http://vimeo.com/27127177

Alarm
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vN83DfmH9Tw

Hit and Run
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jqp3ddZp7Sc

R´ha
https://vimeo.com/57148705

Blind Spot
http://vimeo.com/9417096

A la Française
https://vimeo.com/86295452
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1.
Luxo Jr. (1986 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A larger lamp watches while a smaller, younger lamp plays exuberantly with a ball but doesn't pick up the knack of correct handling. (2 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
2.
Knick Knack (1989 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A snow globe snowman wants to join the other travel souvenirs in a hot party, but the glass dome that surrounds him gets in his way, despite all his efforts. (4 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
3.
Toy Story (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A cowboy doll is profoundly threatened and jealous when a new spaceman figure supplants him as top toy in a boy's room. (81 mins.)
Director: John Lasseter
“ Pixar feature ” - DanCushing
 
4.
Toy Story 2 (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When Woody is stolen by a toy collector, Buzz and his friends vow to rescue him, but Woody finds the idea of immortality in a museum tempting. (92 mins.)
“ Pixar feature ” - DanCushing
 
5.
Toy Story 3 (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home. (103 mins.)
Director: Lee Unkrich
“ Pixar feature ” - DanCushing
 
6.
Toy Story Toons: Hawaiian Vacation (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The toys throw Ken and Barbie a Hawaiian vacation in Bonnie's room. (6 mins.)
Director: Gary Rydstrom
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
7.
Toy Story Toons: Partysaurus Rex (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
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. (7 mins.)
Director: Mark A. Walsh
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
8.
Monsters, Inc. (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In order to power the city, monsters have to scare children so that they scream. However, the children are toxic to the monsters, and after a child gets through, 2 monsters realize things may not be what they think. (92 mins.)
“ Pixar feature ” - DanCushing
 
9.
Mike's New Car (2002 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Mike's bought a new 6-wheel-drive car, and he can't wait to show it off to Sulley. Only problem is, Mike hasn't exactly mastered the controls yet, and they're pretty complicated. (4 mins.)
“ Pixar short

Brilliant laugh-out-loud slapstick from Pixar ” - DanCushing
 
10.
Finding Nemo (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home. (100 mins.)
“ Pixar feature ” - DanCushing
 
11.
The Incredibles (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. (115 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
“ Pixar feature ” - DanCushing
 
12.
Jack-Jack Attack (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The Parrs' baby Jack-Jack is thought to be normal, not having any super-powers like his parents or siblings. But when an outsider is hired to watch him, Jack-Jack shows his true potential. (5 mins.)
Director: Brad Bird
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
13.
Ratatouille (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A rat who can cook makes an unusual alliance with a young kitchen worker at a famous restaurant. (111 mins.)
“ Pixar feature ” - DanCushing
 
14.
WALL·E (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrew Stanton
“ Pixar feature ” - DanCushing
 
15.
Burn-E (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
If BURN-E (a welding robot) had known how much trouble he'd be caused by WALL-E's pursuit of EVE, then he'd have taken the day off. (8 mins.)
Director: Angus MacLane
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
16.
Up (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway. (96 mins.)
“ Pixar feature ” - DanCushing
 
17.
Geri's Game (1997 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Geri sets up a chess game to play his greatest opponent - himself. (4 mins.)
Director: Jan Pinkava
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
18.
For the Birds (2000 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A group of snooty birds roosting on a telephone wire get their just desserts when a goofy bird drops in. (3 mins.)
Director: Ralph Eggleston
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
19.
Boundin' (2003 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A sheep dances proudly in his southwestern landscape, until one day his wool is sheared and he is left naked. He's depressed and shy, until a cheerful jackalope comes along and shows him how to leap proudly and not to be ashamed. (5 mins.)
Stars: Bud Luckey
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
20.
One Man Band (2005 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two buskers engage in a petty feud over a child's donation. (4 mins.)
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
21.
Lifted (2006 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A teenage alien tries to abduct a sleeping human, but with so many switches to do so, it's nearly impossible. (5 mins.)
Director: Gary Rydstrom
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
22.
Presto (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A stage magician's rabbit gets into a magical onstage brawl against his neglectful guardian with two magic hats. (5 mins.)
Director: Doug Sweetland
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
23.
Partly Cloudy (2009 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Babies both human and animal are created up in the stratosphere, by the clouds themselves. One cloud specializes in "dangerous" babies, creating a challenge for his loyal stork that has to deliver them. (6 mins.)
Director: Peter Sohn
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
24.
Day & Night (2010 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
The personifications of daytime and nighttime learn to get along. (6 mins.)
Director: Teddy Newton
Stars: Wayne Dyer
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
25.
La Luna (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young boy helps his father and grandfather harvest stars from the moon. (7 mins.)
Director: Enrico Casarosa
“ Pixar short ” - DanCushing
 
26.
Alma (2009 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Alma, a little girl, skips through the snow covered streets of a small town. Her attention is caught by a strange doll in an antique toy shop window. Fascinated, Alma decides to enter. (6 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Blaas
“ Rodrigo Blaas short

http://vimeo.com/4749536 ” - DanCushing
 
27.
Flushed Away (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The story of an uptown rat that gets flushed down the toilet from his penthouse apartment, ending in the sewers of London, where he has to learn a whole new and different way of life. (85 mins.)
“ Aardman Animations feature ” - DanCushing
 
28.
Despicable Me (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
When a criminal mastermind uses a trio of orphan girls as pawns for a grand scheme, he finds their love is profoundly changing him for the better. (95 mins.)
“ Illumination Entertainment feature ” - DanCushing
 
29.
The Chubbchubbs! (2002 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A janitor at an alien nightclub gets his wish to be a singer. (6 mins.)
Director: Eric Armstrong
“ Sony Pictures Imageworks short

http://vimeo.com/5603230 ” - DanCushing
 
30.
Kiwi! (2006 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The story of a Kiwi who spends his whole life working towards achieving his dream. (3 mins.)
Director: Dony Permedi
“ A Dony Permedi short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?&v=JM0MXvE2lnU#! ” - DanCushing
 
31.
Oktapodi (2007 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Two Octopi fight for their lives with a stubborn restaurant cook in a comical escape through the streets of a small Greek village. (3 mins.)
“ Gobelins L'Ecole de L'Image short

http://vimeo.com/4352688 ” - DanCushing
 
32.
Rockfish (2003 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A peaceful fishing trip on a remote desert planet turns out to not to be so peaceful after all. (9 mins.)
Director: Tim Miller
Stars: Greg Berg
“ Blur Studio short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpO13RuLg3k ” - DanCushing
 
33.
Gopher Broke (2004 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A gopher finds himself on a road where trucks are hauling produce to market. He hits on the idea of shaking some of the produce loose for himself... (4 mins.)
Director: Jeff Fowler
Stars: Greg Berg
“ Blur Studio short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wgm_K8Uwiv8 ” - DanCushing
 
34.
In the Rough (2004 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Brog the caveman has a problem. His wife Oola doesn't want all his stuff in the cave, but Brog is not ready to part from his mysterious stone. (5 mins.)
Director: Paul Taylor
“ Blur Studio short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sQdqaSITVyI ” - DanCushing
 
35.
A Gentlemen's Duel (2006 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A seemingly innocent tea party is transformed into mega technological mayhem when two imperious aristocrats compete for the affections of a lady. (8 mins.)
“ Blur Studio short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FXET1kvEOAY ” - DanCushing
 
36.
Bunny (1998 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
An elderly widowed rabbit grieving her husband's death is encountered by a moth who invites her into the afterlife. (7 mins.)
Director: Chris Wedge
“ Blue Sky Studios short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gzv6WAlpENA ” - DanCushing
 
37.
Gone Nutty (2002 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Scrat is putting one last acorn into a huge and very neatly arranged stash, but it keeps popping up... (5 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saldanha
“ Blue Sky Studios short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=etKCHLgW_o0 ” - DanCushing
 
38.
No Time for Nuts (2006 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Scrat comes across a time machine and is transported to various times all in pursuit of his beloved acorn. (7 mins.)
“ Blue Sky Studios short

http://vimeo.com/4828153 ” - DanCushing
 
39.
Scrat's Continental Crack-Up (2010 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Scrat's pursuit of his acorn causes the earth's land to split into different continents. (3 mins.)
“ Blue Sky Studios short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_IYQdKkWsU ” - DanCushing
 
40.
Maestro (2005 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Five minutes before his big performance, the Maestro and his persistent mechanical assistant are getting ready. As the clock ticks, life at the top is not all it seems. (5 mins.)
Director: Géza M. Tóth
“ A Géza M. Tóth short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GbeeoodOeSA ” - DanCushing
 
41.
This Way Up (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A.T Shank & Son have a bad day at the parlour when a falling boulder flattens their hearse. Emotional... (9 mins.)
“ An Alan Smith and Adam Foulkes short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DjuR1LbDEQ8 ” - DanCushing
 
42.
Pigeon: Impossible (2009 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The tale of Walter, a rookie secret agent faced with a problem seldom covered in basic training: what to do when a curious pigeon gets trapped inside your multi-million dollar, government-issued nuclear briefcase. (6 mins.)
Director: Lucas Martell
“ A Lucas Martell short

http://vimeo.com/8527864 ” - DanCushing
 
43.
The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
After a hurricane levels his city, a young man wanders into a mysterious library where books literally come to life. (15 mins.)
“ An oscar winning short by Joyce & Oldenburg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkJPMsWw6Z8 ” - DanCushing
 
44.
Logorama (2009 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Police chase an armed criminal in a version of Los Angeles comprised entirely of corporate logos. (16 mins.)
“ An oscar winning François Alaux short

http://vimeo.com/10149605 ” - DanCushing
 
45.
Big Buck Bunny (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A huge bunny is waking up from his slumbers. happy to enjoy what spring has to offer. until three Squirrels decide to bully him.after some time the bunny witness the squirrel kills a butterfly and decide to take revenge. (10 mins.)
“ A Blender Foundation short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YE7VzlLtp-4 ” - DanCushing
 
46.
Sintel (2010 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The film follows a girl named Sintel who is searching for a baby dragon she calls Scales. A flashback... (14 mins.)
Director: Colin Levy
“ A Blender Foundation short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUrrG_O5hLM ” - DanCushing
 
47.
9 (2005 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A rag doll fights a monster that has been stealing the souls of his people. (11 mins.)
Director: Shane Acker
“ Shane Acker short

http://vimeo.com/37209185 ” - DanCushing
 
48.
The Lady and the Reaper (La dama y la muerte) (2009 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A sweet old lady is living alone in her farm, waiting for the arrival of death to meet her beloved husband again... (8 mins.)
“ A Javier Recio García short

http://vimeo.com/9985840 ” - DanCushing
 
49.
French Roast (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
In a fancy Parisian Café, an uptight businessman discovers he forgot to bring his wallet and bides his time by ordering more coffee. (8 mins.)
Director: Fabrice Joubert
“ A Fabrice O. Joubert short

http://vimeo.com/8172551 ” - DanCushing
 
50.
The Lost Thing (2010 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A boy finds a strange creature on a beach, and decides to find a home for it in a world where everyone believes there are far more important things to pay attention to. (15 mins.)
“ A Shaun Tan and Andrew Ruhemann short based on Shaun Tan's picture book

http://www.snotr.com/video/10101/The_Lost_Thing_-_Short_Film ” - DanCushing
 
51.
Even Pigeons Go to Heaven (2007 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
On a moonlit fall night, a priest races to the home of Mr. Moulin running a motorcycle off the road... (9 mins.)
Director: Samuel Tourneux
“ A Samuel Tourneux short

http://vimeo.com/5950730 ” - DanCushing
 
52.
Jungle Jail (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A Little man goes to jail, and is everyones punching bag, until with the help of a bug he takes down the biggest meanest guy in prison. (8 mins.)
“ A Stepaschka short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8nDP0ke3tfU ” - DanCushing
 
53.
Ryan (2004 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The movie talks about the life of Ryan Larkin, a gifted Canadian animator of the late '60s and the early '70s. (14 mins.)
Director: Chris Landreth
“ An oscar winning short by Chris Landreth about the troubled Canadian animator Ryan Larkin

http://www.nfb.ca/film/ryan/ ” - DanCushing
 
54.
The Passenger (2006 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A bookworm sits down on a bus next to a goldfish that might be a monster. (7 mins.)
Director: Chris Jones
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGW0aQSgyxQ ” - DanCushing
 
55.
The Forest (2010 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Antonia doesn't like her life and daydreams all day long in an imaginary forest, which she doesn't want to leave. Her father will take the right steps to bring her girl to her senses, but when she comes to them, she will shock everybody. (6 mins.)
Director: David Scharf
“ A David Scharf short

http://vimeo.com/6235286 ” - DanCushing
 
56.
Meet Buck (2010 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Today, Buck is going to spend the afternoon with his girlfriend who's so happy to see him (she's pretty much happy always)...
“ Denis Bouyer, Yann De Preval, Vincent E Sousa and Laurent Monneron

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_iEgMaamFDI ” - DanCushing
 
57.
The LEGO Story (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The animated history of the LEGO company. (17 mins.)
Director: Kim Pagel
“ A Lani Pixels short celebrating the 80th anniversary of LEGO

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NdDU_BBJW9Y ” - DanCushing
 
58.
One Rat Short (2006 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The rat fights for survival in the New York City subway. (10 mins.)
Director: Alex Weil
“ An Alex Weil short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oa0JZjfLlR0 ” - DanCushing
 
59.
The Kinematograph (2009 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A 19th-century inventor is close to perfecting motion pictures but doesn't want to reveal his invention to the public until he can show films with sound and color. (13 mins.)
Director: Tomasz Baginski
“ A Tomasz Baginski short

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p5w6PM3jsR4 ” - DanCushing
 
60.
The Saga of Biorn (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
An old Viking is determined to reach Valhalla, the warrior's afterlife full of excessive drinking and debauchery. To gain entry he has to die honorably in battle, but he discovers that the right death isn't so easy. (7 mins.)
“ Animation Workshop short

http://vimeo.com/20838030 ” - DanCushing
 
61.
The Backwater Gospel (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Backwater is doomed by the regular visits of the undertaker and its dwellers blame a tramp. (9 mins.)
Director: Bo Mathorne
“ Animation Workshop short

http://vimeo.com/17914974 ” - DanCushing
 
62.
Granny O'Grimm's Sleeping Beauty (2008 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
It's night; a wide-eyed fearful child is in bed. When her granny enters the room, the child pretends to be asleep... (6 mins.)
Director: Nicky Phelan
“ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cIDv1jJhoxY ” - DanCushing
 
63.
Monsterbox (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The quiet life of an old nursery shop owner is interrupted by the constant visits of a little girl who wants to find a house for each of her little monsters. (7 mins.)
 
64.
Shave It (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
In a jungle where giant bulldozers shave the vegetation, a monkey finds a razor and decides to use it. With a human appearance, he moves to the city and sets out to climb society's ladder. (5 mins.)
 
65.
The Colors of Evil (2012 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Children often pick on one another, but Vivian has had enough. After being tormented on a daily basis by her schoolmate Nancy... (5 mins.)