Clyde Henry Productions

Chris Lavis and Maciek Szczerbowski (collectively known as Clyde Henry Productions) are Academy Award®-nominated directors and animators. Their film Madame Tutli-Putli (2007, NFB) won multiple awards at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the Best Animated Short Oscar. They went on to adapt Maurice Sendak’s children’s book Higglety Pigglety Pop! and direct Meryl Streep in the film, which was co-produced by Spike Jonze, Vincent Landay, and the NFB’s Marcy Page in 2010. Lavis and Szczerbowski were also recognized with a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Achievement in Art Direction for their work on Guy Maddin’s 2015 feature, The Forbidden Room, co-produced by the NFB.

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