Timothy Reckart is an Oscar-nominated writer, director, and animator. His animated short film Head Over Heels was nominated for an Academy Award in 2013. In 2017, Sony Pictures Animation released The Star, his animated retelling of the Nativity. He now lives in Los Angeles with his wife and children and is currently directing High In the Clouds, an animated musical with new songs by Sir Paul McCartney. ___________________________________________________________________________________________ Interviewer Ladislav Maluch: Of Hungarian-Slovakian origin, Ladislav Maluch lives in Manchester, UK, with his beloved wife. He studied visual effects for film and television and currently divides his time between freelancing in this field and a job in the charity sector. He has a passion for mushrooms, foraging and living life close to nature.