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Max the Mutt Open House – October 5 & 6

October Open House

One of the leading illustration and design schools in Canada” – MI Concept Design

“Your choice for a serious art education” – Crush Visual, Inc.


Max the Mutt invites you to our first

2019 Fall Open House

Sat Oct 5 & Sun Oct 6
2944 Danforth Avenue

Join us for an action packed weekend including a panel discussion with six notable industry professionals, school tours, and free art workshops!

Learn how our small class sizes, innovative and industry-driven curriculum, and top-notch instructors have got industry raving that our students are “amazing, inventive and technically brilliant” (Nelvana Ltd), “the professionals any studio would want” (Keyframe Digital Productions) and “some of our industry’s best talents” (Ubisoft).

The entire event is free, and you can drop by for as much or little as fits your schedule. But remember, our free workshops have limited space, so sign up soon! You can also register for a private tour. Contact us now!


To learn more and to book space in one of our private tours or FREE workshops please contact us:
admissions@maxthemutt.com  |  416-703-6877  |  1-877-486-MUTT


Open House Agenda

Saturday, October 5

9:30 AM: Welcome to Max the Mutt! Get to know us over coffee, tea and doughnuts.

10:00 AM: Panel Discussion with Industry Professionals “Launching and Building a Career in Entertainment Arts Industries: What Does It Take?” (check out our amazing lineup of speakers below!)

11:30 AM: Info session on our diploma programs “Why is Max the Mutt the right choice for you?”

12:30 PM: School tours Our hallways exhibit student artwork from Years 1-4. Our program heads will take you on a tour, using the work on exhibit to explain and illustrate the curriculum of each program.

2:00 PM: Free workshop “Let’s Make Comics!”
Led by Kent Burles – Limited space, please pre-register

Private tours can be booked for Saturday afternoon. 

Sunday, October 5

11:00 AM: Free workshop “Intro to Cartooning: Let’s Draw Max!”
Led by Tina Seemann – Limited space, please pre-register

2:00 PM: Free workshop To Be Confirmed

Private tours can be booked for Sunday between 10AM and 3PM. 


 * * * Exclusive Open House Panel * * *

Launching and Building a Career in Entertainment Arts Industries:
What Does It Take?

Panel members include:

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Concept artist
Sean Yang

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Comic book & Web comic artist
Meaghan Carter

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Comic book & graphic novel author/artist
Mike Gagnon

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Animation Creative Director & Producer
Sam Chou

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Animation technical director
David Huynh 

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Studio Manager and Animation Recruiter
Sonya Carey


To learn more and to book space in one of our private tours
or FREE workshops please contact us:

admissions@maxthemutt.com
416-703-6877 | 1-877-486-MUTT