Fallen Art

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Fallen Art
Original poster
Directed byTomasz Bagiński
Written byTomasz Bagiński
Produced byJarek Sawko
Piotr Sikora
Tomasz Bagiński
StarringArkadiusz Jakubik
Marcin Kudelka
Dariusz Toczek
Music byFanfare Ciocărlia
Release date
  • 2004 (2004)
Running time
6 minutes

Fallen Art (Polish Sztuka spadania, lit. The Art of Falling) is a six-minute, animated short film written and directed by Tomasz Bagiński. It features Romanian band Fanfare Ciocărlia's song "Asfalt Tango." The film was produced and created by Platige Image, a VFX company. Fallen Art received the Jury Honors at the SIGGRAPH 2005 Computer Animation Festival,[1] and in 2006, it received the British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award.[2]


Fallen Art presents the story of General AI, a self-proclaimed artist. His art, however, consists of a deranged method of stop motion photography, where the individual frames of the movie are created by photographs made by Dr. Johann Friedrich, depicting the bodies of dead soldiers, pushed down by Sergeant Al from a giant springboard onto a slab of concrete.


  1. ^ Zahed, Ryan (April 26, 2005). "SIGGRAPH 2005 Winners Named". Animation Magazine. Retrieved May 17, 2015.
  2. ^ "Bafta 2006: The winners". BBC News. 19 February 2006. Retrieved 17 May 2015.

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