Negative Space

  1. Overview
  2. Awards
  3. Fact Sheet

My dad taught me how to pack.

Award in Annecy

FIPRESCI Award(2017)
André-Martin Special Distinction for a French Short Film(2017)

The film

  • Film identity

    Original title: Negative Space

    Directed by: Max PORTER, Ru KUWAHATA

    Country: France

    Year of production: 2017

    Running time: 05 min 30 s

  • Technique

    Category: Short film

    Techniques used: Animated objects, Puppets

    Process: Colour

    Target public: Teens, Adults, , Family, Young adults

  • Credits

    Directed by: Max PORTER, Ru KUWAHATA

    Production: Nidia SANTIAGO, IKKI FILMS, Edwina LIARD, MANUEL CAM, Jean-Louis PADIS


    Based on: "Negative Space", Ron Koertge

    Artistic direction: Max Porter, Ru Kuwahata

    Script: Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter

    Graphics: Ru Kuwahata

    Storyboard: Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter

    Layout: Ru Kuwahata, Max Porter

    Sets: Max Porter, Victoria Tanto, Marion Lacourt, Ru Kuwahata

    Animation: Ru Kuwahata, Eric Montchaud, Sylvain Derosne

    Camera: Max Porter, Simone Gesrel, Nadine Buss

    Compositing: Ru Kuwahata, Pierre Morin, Sami Guellai, Max Porter

    Music: Bram Meindersma

    Sound: Bram Meindersma

    Editing: Max Porter

    Voice: Albert Birney