CHRIS LAVIS & MACIEK SZCZERBOWSKI (CLYDE HENRY PRODUCTIONS) are Academy Award nominated directors and animators. Their first film, Madame Tutli-Putli (NFB), garnered multiple awards at the Cannes film festival and was recognized with an Oscar nomination for Best Animated Short (2007).
Lavis and Szczerbowski went on to adapt Maurice Sendak’s Higgelty-Piggelty Pop! (produced by Spike Jonze, 2010), and direct Meryl Streep in the film. In 2016 the duo was recognized for their work on Guy Maddin’s feature The Forbidden Room (PHI Films, 2015). Most recently, their second VR project “Gymnasia” (Felix and Paul, NFB) was previewed at the 2018 Annecy Animation Festival.