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‘Fallen Art’ animated short written and directed by Tomasz ‘Tomek’ Bagiński
“Fallen Art” was created by Platige Image, a Polish visual effects company. It’s a story about generals, soldiers, and a very special project (no spoilers, just watch the video).
Bagiński uses sound to weave this tale, which begins high atop a make-shift wooden tower where we can hear the wind screaming. The ribbit of a frog signals the next step in an on-going cycle. A creative lead character contemplates his project and performs a wild ballet/dance to energetic music.
Who is Tomasz ‘Tomek’ Bagiński?
Bagiński is an amazing self-taught artist. He was born in Poland in 1976, attended Warsaw University of Technology and worked hard to develop his talents and become a renowned illustrator, animator, producer and director. His animated short “The Cathedral” received an Oscar nomination. “Fallen Art” went on to win multiple awards from SIGGRAPH to BAFTA.
Bagiński went on to work on additional animated shorts and extraordinary commercials. He also became well known for the animated intros for “The Witcher” series for CD Projekt and the teaser trailer for “Cyberpunk 2077.”
Bagiński also co-directed the Netflix series based on “The Witcher” and continues to serve as an executive producer on upcoming games.
Bagiński also worked on on “Saint Seiya: Knights of the Zodiac,” a feature length movie based on the Japanese Anime series of the same name. In the movie, five young warriors are recited the become knights of an elite cosmic force dedicated to protecting the Greek goddess Athena and the planet Earth.
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