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In order to produce “Negative Space,” a gorgeous stop-motion short that illustrates a father and son’s shared ritual of perfectly packing a suitcase, the directors were forced, rather appropriately, to get quite good at the art of packing themselves.
Two online viral hits are among the shortlist: “Life Smartphone” and “In a Heartbeat.”
In this fairy tale about relativity, a cuckoo clock narrates a day where bread was sliced one second thick, lovers fell in sync and time rarely flowed at an even rate.
A house is visited by a clean, organized and well-mannered guest.