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. Making of video: -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 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 Negative Space has been supported in production by Ciclic-Région Centre Val de Loire, in association with the CNC. It has benefited of the support for original music creation by the SACEM in association with Ciclic. It has been hosted in Vendôme (France) from June 2nd to September 2nd, 2016, and from December 1st to January 31st, 2017. Ciclic is a public institution for cultural cooperation created by the Centre-Val de Loire Region and the French State. Full Credits and Presskit: 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: Thessaloniki Animation Festival, Greece (’17) Grand Prix: ReAnimania – International Animation Film & Comics Art Festival of Yerevan, Armenia(‘17) Grand Prix: Monstra, Portugal (‘18) Grand Prix: Multivision Festival, Russia (’17) Grand Prix: Xiamen International Animation Festival, China (‘17) 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 Film): Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, US (‘18) Grand Prix (Short FIlm): International Film Festival of Uruguay, Uruguay (’18) Grand Prix (Short FIlm): Stopmotion Our Fest, Argentina (‘18) Grand Prix (Short): Chilemonos, Chile (‘18) Grand Prix (Prix Bernard Jubard):Ciné-Rencontres de Prades, France (‘18) Grand Prix: Animation NOW!, New Zealand (‘18) Grand Prix: AnimaSyros, Greece (‘18) Best international short film: 3D Wire, Spain (’17)