- A film by Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter
- 2017 05'30''
- Written by Ru Kuwahata & Max Porter, adapted from "Negative Space", a poem from "Sex World" by Ron Koertge, published by Red Hen Press
- An Ikki Films production
- In coproduction with Manuel Cam Studio
- Distribution: Miyu Distribution
My dad taught me how to pack.
Voice: Albert Birney
Set decoration: Ru Kuwahata, Marion Lacourt, Victoria, Tanto, Max Porter
Puppets: Ru Kuwahata, Satoru Yoshida, Thomas Gebczynski, Max Porter
Animation: Sylvain Derosne
Additional animation: Eric Montchaud, Ru Kuwahata
Cinematography: Nadine Buss
Additional cinematography: Simon Gesrel, Max Porter
Post production: Max Porter, Sami Guellai, Pierre Morin, Ru Kuwahata
Editing: Max Porter
Music and Sound Design : Bram Meindersma
Mix: Matthieu Langlet
Colour grading: Thibaut Pétillon
Festivals and Prizes
To date, Negative Space has played in more than 300 festivals and won 126 prizes (including 63 Grand Prix/Best Animated Short awards): Prix Emile Reynaud, critics FRIPRESCI prize in Annecy, Grand Prix in Zinebi, Anima Mundi, Krok ; Audience award in Turku, Fantoche, Austin SXSW ; Best animation award in Tampere, Klik, Spark Animation, 3D Wire, etc.
The film was also nominated to the Oscars and Annie Awards 2018.