YOWZA! Animation Visits Max the Mutt And Interviews Year 4 students!

Posted:March 01 2019

Post Categories: AnimationBlogConcept ArtNews from Max the Mutt

 Yowza! Animation  dropped in to talk to our Animation and Concept Art students last Friday. Sally Walker, Studio Coordinator of Yowza! Animation, gave us a call in January to suggest visiting MTM for early portfolio reviews with year 4 Animation and Concept Art students. We agreed on February 22 to give students a little more time to get […]

Our Trip to the Royal Winter Fair – Thoughts from Tina Seemann

Posted:November 21 2018

Post Categories: BlogEventsNews from Max the Mutt

Every year in November Max the Mutt students and faculty attend the Royal Winter Fair. A great opportunity to spend a day drawing animals and people on location.- Tina Seemann, MTM Co-director and Animation Program coordinator, had these thoughts to share about their day: “With November comes our annual trip to the Royal Winter Fair, […]

BONE MOTHER Screening: a Halloween Treat for MTM Students

Posted:November 05 2018

Post Categories: AnimationBlogNews from Max the Mutt

On Tuesday, Oct 30,  Montreal-based animator and director, Dale Hayward, a graduate of Max the Mutt’s animation program, visited us just in time for Halloween! Dale give our students a talk about his work as a stop-motion animator, and gave a special screening of his new award winning, stop-motion animated film, BONE MOTHER !! Film synopsis: “A […]

Once more, Max the Mutt’s Animal Drawing students visit the Royal Ontario Museum !

Posted:October 26 2018

Post Categories: BlogConcept ArtIllustration for Sequential ArtsNews from Max the Mutt

Tina Seemann, Co-director of Max the Mutt and Animation program Coordinator, took our Year 3 Concept Art and Illustration students to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) for their Animal Drawing course and had this to say about their visit: ” Even though we added 2 new bird skeletons ( a falcon and a pheasant, beautifully […]

ERIK SEGRIFF’S SUMMER JOB AT 9 STORY/BROWN BAG STUDIOS!

Posted:September 01 2018

Post Categories: AnimationBlogNews from Max the Mutt

Tina Seemann paid a visit to Erik Segriff at his summer job Animating and she wanted to share: “I was happy to visit 9 Story Media & Brown Bag Films recently to visit MTM student, Erik Segriff, who had a summer job animating there. Erik is an Classical & Computer Animation & Production student who recently completed his 2nd […]

Big Thanks to Max the Mutt’s helpers!

Posted:September 11 2017

Post Categories: Max the MuttNews from Max the Mutt

Tina’s report: “It was a long and intensive job getting the ‘good ship Max’ out of dry dock and ready to sail into and new term!” This summer we tackled all kinds of work. After the term-end events (our Industry Event & Graduation in May) those studios that were crammed with furniture to make spaces […]

Our Praised Cartooning Workshop with Tina Seemann

Posted:August 09 2017

Post Categories: AnimationArt-workshopsMax the MuttNews from Max the Mutt

Our Cartooning workshop with Tina Seemann was a huge success according to Tanya Gerber, Rosanna von Sacken and Carolyn Ellis, three members of the class that ran the week of July 10th -14th. The three ladies are all professional ‘whiteboard artists‘- those people who draw ‘live’ at conferences such as the ‘Ted Talks’ you can see […]

Congratulations!! To Kristiyan Bechev and Welcome to the Concept Art Program at Max the Mutt!

Posted:July 14 2017

Post Categories: Concept ArtNews from Max the Mutt

Congratulations Kristiyan Bechev, who has been accepted into our Concept Art for Animation & Video Games Program, and has received a glowing write up in the Alberta, Canada publication, the Okotoks Western Wheel. The link to the Okotos Western Wheel article is displayed below: http://www.westernwheel.com/article/Student-captures-the-anatomy-at-work-20170705?orgid=106&infoID=8503968&sid=-99&linkID=838442 Here are some pieces that Kristiyan submitted for their application to the […]