Friday, 22 August 2014

Katedra (The Cathedral) by Tomasz Bagiński - [3d short] - [2002]

The Cathedral (Polish: Katedra) is the title of a science fiction short story by Jacek Dukaj, winner of the Janusz A. Zajdel Award in 2000; and of a 2002 short animated movie by Tomasz Bagiński, based on the story. The film was nominated in 2002 for the Academy Award for Animated Short Film for the 75th Academy Awards. The movie won the title of Best Animated Short at Siggraph 2002 in San Antonio as well as several other awards.

Tomasz Bagiński (Polish pronunciation: [ˈtɔmaʂ baˈɡʲiɲskʲi], born January 10, 1976 in Białystok) a Polish illustrator, animator and director. He is a self-taught artist.


His first film Rain has won a couple of local awards and became the passport to Platige Image company, in which he is a creative director. Between 1999 and 2002 he was working on his short film debut,The Cathedral, which in 2002 won the first prize at SIGGRAPH, the biggest festival of animation and special effects, and a year later was nominated for an Oscar for the best animated short film.
In 2004, he made his second short film, Fallen Art. In 2005, he received another award at the SIGGRAPH festival, becoming the only artist in history who has won two main awards. Fallen Art also received a BAFTA Award for Best Short Animation and a Grand Prix for Digital Shorts at Golden Horse Film Festival 2005 (shared withJarek Sawko and Piotr Sikora). Bagiński has also created cinematics for The Witcher computer game based on the books byAndrzej Sapkowski.
He is the author of all covers of Jacek Dukaj books, including the novel entitled Ice.
In 2009, he directed another short film, The Kinematograph, based on a comic book by Mateusz Skutnik from the albumRevolutions: Monochrome. Apart from his own projects, Bagiński works as a director on commercials and stage shows. He has published in many trade magazines, from United States to China and Japan.
He is represented by UTA.


  • Rain (1998)
  • The Cathedral (2002)
  • Fallen Art (2004)
  • The Witcher (game intro) (2007)
  • Seven Gates of Jerusalem (2009)
  • The Kinematograph (2010)
  • The Animated History of Poland (2010)
  • Move Your Imagination - EURO 2012 UEFA (2011)
  • The Witcher 2 (game intro) (2012)
  • Hardkor 44 (2013)
  • Cyberpunk 2077 (teaser trailer) (2013) [1]


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    ^ "Cyberpunk 2077 on Behance". Behance. 2013-01-15. Retrieved 2013-01-20.

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