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You’re invited! MTM’s OPEN HOUSE Weekend: November 3 & 4 !!

Open House


Attend MTM’s November Open House Event and you will be introduced to the unique learning environment of a college created over 20 years ago by artists, animators and educators who are passionate about their arts and motivated by the desire to pass on their skills. 

Community, professionalism, and generosity of spirit are words that best describe the culture we believe in and do our best to encourage at the college.

November Open House

Art by Illustration Graduate – Emilie Thomas


We are happy to answer your questions!

Like: Why do our graduates do so well? Why were we ranked first in North America for 2017 for Digital Illustration, 3rd in the world, by The Rookies, an international website supported by major companies worldwide?

MTM graduates can be found at top companies including: 

Pixar, UbiSoft, Warner Bros GamesGuru Studio, Nelvana/Corus Entertainment, ToonBox Entertainment, National Film Board of Canada, Tangent AnimationSony Pictures Imageworks and many more.

Learn about where they got their start and find out how our programs help our students make dreams come true!

Open Saturday:  November 3rd  

From 10:30 am to 3:00 pm

11:30 AMAttend an Information Session to learn more about MTM, about each of our 3 in depth 4 year diploma programs, and the careers each prepares you for:

  • Our new 4 year Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts Diploma Program (& we have welcomed our first group of students this Fall 2018 term)! We’ll share with you the additional courses that now make this a more secure path for people who want to study for a career in comics and graphic novels. This program now gives you additional skills for jobs that will sustain you while build build your comic book/graphic novel career!
  • Learn about exciting changes in the Classical & Computer Animation & Production Diploma Program. the only program in Toronto that gives you entry level skills for both 2D computer (Harmony) and 3D (Maya) animation jobs!
  • Learn about the many career paths open to graduates of our Concept Art for Animation & Video Games Diploma Program!
Following the info session, you’re invited to participate in a group tour of the college, where you can view student work from all 4 years and see classes in session.


November Open House

1:30 PMBring your lunch, and stay on to meet Dave Ross, Author of  “Figure Drawing for Illustrators”, Internationally acclaimed Comic Book Artist and MTM Instructor

Dave Ross - Author, Comic Book Artist and MTM Instructor

Dave Ross – Author, Comic Book Artist and MTM Instructor


  • A book signing will follow the “Introduction to Figure Drawing Without a Model” workshop with Dave. 
  • Dave’s book, “Figure Drawing  for Illustrators”  will be available for purchase, or bring your copy with you and get it autographed!

Also open on the Sunday: November 4th  

From: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

To Book a private tour for Sunday click HERE!  
We will give you a call to confirm the time of your tour and also, if you want to attend,  we’ll book you for one or both of the free Sunday workshops:


11:00 AM: Layout for Comics” workshop with Kent Burles – Illustrator, Comic Book Artist, MTM Instructor and Illustration Program Coordinator.

Kent Burles, MTM Instructor & Illustration Program Coordinator, with Comic Book workshop student

Kent Burles, MTM Instructor & Illustration Program Coordinator, with Comic Book workshop student


1:30 PM“Introduction to  Character Design For Comics” workshop with Meaghan Carter, Comic Book Artist & MTM Instructor.

Meaghan Carter

Meaghan Carter, Comic Book Artist & MTM Instructor


Remember if you plan to take a workshop or workshops please bring your sketch book and drawing materials. You’re also welcome to bring along your lunch!

Please note: We suggest a private tour for those of you who are sure which direction you want to go in! We encourage you to include family or a good friend, and we offer, if you request it, free consultation on your art work and portfolio advice.

Please RSVP
 to or call 416-703-6877, or  make a private tour request….


MTM College of Animation, Art & Design offers three 4 year in depth diploma programs, Classical & Computer Animation & Production, Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts, and Concept Art or Video Games & Animation.