Max Lang is an Oscar®-nominated and BAFTA®-winning animation director. He jointly directed the award-winning animated films The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom for Magic Light Pictures as well as the animated Christmas special Albert for Nickelodeon. He was assistant Director on the first season of The Amazing World of Gumball for Cartoon Network. Max is also a story artist, illustrator and character designer. Max’s illustrator credits include collaborations with his wife Suzanne on the picture books, Families! Families! Families! and the New York Times and Independent Booksellers bestseller, Grumpy Monkey.