Negative Space

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Based on a 150-word poem by Ron Koertge, “Negative Space" is a short animated film that depicts a father-and-son relationship through the art of packing a suitcase.



For distribution, festivals and screening requests: Miyu Distribution festival@miyu.fr



Making of video: https://vimeo.com/238590794



-Avec la participation du Centre National du Cinéma et de l'Image Animée - Contribution Financière

-Avec la participation d'Arte France - Unité de Programmes Cinéma

-Avec le soutien de Ciclic-Région Centre Val de Loire, en partenariat avec le CNC

-Avec le soutien de la SACEM en association avec Ciclic

-Avec le soutien de la Mairie de Paris en partenariat avec le CNC

-Avec le soutien du CNC (Nouvelles Technologies en Production)

-Avec le soutien de la Procirep et de l'Angoa

-Funding has been made possible by Puffin Foundation Ltd.

-Marcella Brenner Grants for Faculty Research Development from Maryland Institute College of Art

-La maison des scénaristes



Full Credits and Presskit: https://docs.google.com/document/d/10KnGajI8MeARqRuBloXoXed0RyehnD2SBUjKvbvVRv4/edit?usp=sharing



To date, “Negative Space” has won 127 prizes (including 63 Grand Prix/Best Animated Short awards) and played in over 314 festivals.



Nomination for Best Animated Short Film: 90th Academy Awards, US (‘18)

Pre selection: Académie des arts et techniques du cinéma - César, France(‘18)

Nomination for Best Animated Short Subject: Annie Awards, US (‘18)

Prix Fipresci : Annecy Animation Festival, France (’17)

André-Martin Special Distinction for a French Short Film: Annecy Animation Festival, France (’17)

Grand Prix: International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao ZINEBI, Spain (’17)

Grand Prix: Anima Mundi, Brazil (’17)

Prix Emile-Reynaud : Association française du cinéma d’animation (‘17)

Grand Prix: Krok Animation Festival, Ukraine (’17)

Grand Prix: Taichung Int Animation Festival, Taiwan (’17)

Grand Prix: Monstra, Portugal (‘18)

Grand Prix: Indie Júnior Allianz Festival, Portugal (‘18)

Grand Prix: Tokyo Anime Award Festival, Japan (‘18)

Grand Prix: Cyprus Animation Festival, Cyprus (‘18)

Grand Prix (Short): Chilemonos, Chile (‘18)

Grand Prix: AnimaSyros, Greece (‘18)

Best international short film: 3D Wire, Spain (’17)

Best International Short Film: Kuandu International Animation Festival, Taiwan (’17)

Best Animated Short: KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival, the Netherlands (’17)

Best Animation: Tampere Film Festival, Finland (‘18)

Best Animation: New Hampshire Film Festival, US (’17)

Best Animation: Sapporo Int Short Film Festival, Japan (‘18)

Audience Award: Fantoche, Switzerland (’17)

Audience Award: Turku Animated Film Festival, Finland (’17)

Audience Award: New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival, Japan (’17)

Audience Award: Austin Film Festival, USA (‘17)

Audience Award: Monstra, Portugal (‘18)

Audience Award: Stuttgart International Festival of Animated Film, Germany (‘18)

Audience Award: Tabor Film Festival, Croatia (‘18)

Audience Award: New Orleans Film Festival, US (‘18)

Category
Stop Motion
Tags
animation, stop motion, poem, puppets, miniature, family, packing