The Kinematograph

Director: Tomasz Bagiński

directed by Tomasz Bagiński written by Tomasz Bagiński based on a comic book by Mateusz Skutnik produced by Platige Image, ul. Racławicka 99, 02-634 Warszawa link to the film

colour, 13′
Poland 2009

Francis is a self-taught inventor fascinated by the idea of recording moving pictures with the use of a row of slides. After the continental war in 1902, he devotes himself to his passion and a dream to invent a cinematograph. After a time, he manages to achieve some success, but he delays the publication of his invention and endlessly tries to make it better and better; he wants it to be the biggest invention of the century…



  • Animago 2009 International Festival for Computer Animation – Award for Best Short Film

Translated by Monika Miziniak | Edited by Patricia Koza