• Negative Space
  • Negative Space
  • Negative Space
  • Negative Space
  • Negative Space

Negative Space

A project by Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter

Short film 5:30 minutes / animation / 2017
With the support of Ciclic Région Centre Val de Loire, The City of Paris,  CNC (New Technologies in Production), the SACEM in association with Ciclic, PROCIREP and the ANGOA
Adapted from Negative Space, from Sex World by Ron Koertge, published by Red Hen Press

 

Negative Space tells the bittersweet story of a relationship between a father and  his son, Sam. Always leaving on business trips, the father connects with Sam by teaching him how to pack a suitcase efficiently.

PRIZES

FIPRESI Prize (Annecy) /André-Martin Special Distinction for a French Short Film (Annecy) / Jury Award – Stop Motion Barcelona (Barcelona) / Big Prize –  Anima Mundi (Brazil) / Best Animation Technique – Anima Mundi (Brazil) / Audience Award – Turku Animated Film Festival (Finland 2017) / Jury Award –  Busho Film Festival (Budapest) /  Student Jury Award – Busho Film Festival (Budapest) / Special Prize – Insomnia International Animation Film Festival (Russia) / Big Prize – KROK Animation Festival (Ukraine) / Special Jury award for best storytelling – Linoleum International Contemporary Animation and media Art Festival (Ukraine) / Best Stop Motion Award – Spark Animation (Canada) / Big Prize – Taichung Int Animation Festival (Taiwan) / Best international short film- 3D Wire (Spain) / Audience Award – Fantoche (Switzerland) / Movistar Prize – Unifrance (France) /  UR Sveriges Prize – Unifrance (France) / Speciale Mention – Encounters Film Festival (UK) / Distinction spéciale du Jury – Animanima (Serbia) / Special Jury  award- Indie Anifest (South Korea) / Special Mention – Pixelatl (Mexico) Special Mention  – Animatou (Switzerland) /Special Mention – Anima Cordoba Int Animation Festival (Argentina) / Honorable Mention- Split Film Festival (Croatia) / Jury Prize – Stop Motion Barcelona Short Film Festival (Spain) / Jury Award Best Animation – New Hampshire Film Festival (USA)

FESTIVALS SELECTIONS

Edinburgh International Film Festival, UK (’17) / Valencia Int Film Festival Cinema Jove, Spain (’17) / Seoul International Cartoon & Animation Festival, Korea (’17) / Helsinki International Film Festival, Finland (’17) / Lille International Short Film Festival, France(’17) / Filmets Badalona Film Festival, Spain (’17) / Sequence Short Film Festival, France (’17) / Viborg Animation Festival, Denmark (’17) / Wiesbaden International Weekend of Animation, Germany (’17) / Ottawa Int Animation Festival, Canada (’17) / Festival Tournez-Court, France (’17) / Sao Paolo Int Short Film Festival, Brazil (’17) / SITGES – International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, Spain (’17) / Fredrikstad Animation Festival, Norway (’17) / Pluk de Nacht Open Air Film Festival, Netherlands (’17) / San Diego Asian Film Festival, US (’17) / Istanbul Comics & Art Festival, Turkey (’17) / Festival du Film de Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux, France (’17) / Cardiff Animation Night, UK (’17) / Animatic, Spain (’17) / Anim’est, Romania / Mar del Plata IFF-Argentina, Argentina (’17) / Lahore International Children’s Film Festival, Pakistan (’17) / Sedicicorto International Film Festival, Italy (’17) / Schlingel- International Film Festival for Children and Long Audience, Germany (’17) / FARCUME-Festival de Curtas-Metragens de Faro, Portugal (’17) / Kaohsiung Film Festival International Short Film Competition, Taiwan (’17) / New Chitose Airport International Animation Festival, Japan (’17) / KLIK Amsterdam Animation Festival, the Netherlands (’17) / Big Cartoon Festival, Russia (’17) / Cinanima, Portugal (’17) / Hamptons International Film Festival, US (’17) / Kurzfilm Spiele, Germany (’17) / Athens International Film Festival, Greece (’17) / Manchester Animation Festival, UK (’17) / TOFUZI animation festival, Georgia (’17) / Cinema Forum, Poland (’17) / Festival International du Film Francophone, Germany (’17) / CutOut Festival, Mexico (’17) / International Festival of Documentary and Short Film of Bilbao ZINEBI, Spain (’17) / Kuandu International Animation Festival, Taiwan (’17) / Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, US (’17) / London International Animation Festival, UK (’17) / Kinofest Film Festival, Romania (’17) / Bit Bang Fest, Argentina (’17) / CRAFT International Animation Festival, Indonesia (’17) / Austin Film Festival, US (’17) / Interfilm Berlin, Germany / Festival du film français Prague, Czech (’17) / Kloosterkino, Netherlands (’17) / Et Cultura, USA (’17) / Cinambule, France (’17)  / Prix Emile-Reynaud, 16 Fête du cinéma d’animation, France (’17) / International Film Festival Etiuda&Anima, Poland (’17) / Multivision Festival, Russia (’17) / Kuandu International Animation Festival, Taiwan(’17) / Dublin Animation Festival, Ireland (’17) / Animated Dreams Int Animation Film Festival, Estonia (’17) / St. Louis International Film Festival, US (’17)  / Thessaloniki Animation Festival, Greece (’17)  / Catacumba Film Festival, Spain (’17) / Animation is Film Festival, US (’17) / Whistler Film Festival, US (‘17) / Bogotá Short Film Festival, Columbia (‘19) / Göteborg Film Festival, Sweden (’18)

 

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