Alumni

MTM grad M.Sassy.K makes her bread & butter in comic book art

Posted:July 14 2020

Post Categories: AlumniBlogComics and Graphic NovelsIllustration for Sequential Arts

Michele Assarasakorn, a.k.a. M.Sassy.K, has come full circle in her work as an illustrator. She started off her diploma at MTM in Illustration for Sequential Arts, then switched to Concept Art (which she graduated from in 2011) and now primarily works as a comic book artist. She thought that background art for video games would […]

The 2D Animation Artist is definitely not a thing of the past – Interview with Josh Hill

  An Interview with Animator and MTM Graduate Josh Hill by MTM Outreach Director, Natalie Kauffman   It’s a good thing Josh Hill didn’t listen to people’s advice when he was considering what kind of animation to focus on when he started at Max the Mutt (MTM) in 2014. At that time, a lot of people […]

A Visit from YOWZA! Animation

Posted:March 03 2020

Post Categories: AlumniAnimationBlogCareersConcept ArtIndustry Event

Recently, Max the Mutt (MTM) was pleased to welcome Kat Curwin (Production Manager) and Jack Carr (Creative Producer) of YOWZA! Animation for a visit. Kat and Jack gave a presentation on life at YOWZA and working in the industry to our Fourth Year Animation and Concept Art students. Students then got the chance to pepper our […]

2013 Graduate Aaron Long Visits Max the Mutt

Posted:November 20 2019

Post Categories: AlumniAnimationCareersEventsMaxine's Updates

Director of BoJack Horseman offers valuable advice to MTM students Aaron Long, Canadian animator and filmmaker, well known as a director on BoJack Horseman (Netflix), was in Toronto in early November to make an appearance at TAAFI INDUSTRY 2019‘s 2-day event, which offers exclusive talks from top animation artists and creators. TAAFI INDUSTRY 2019 At TAAFI, Aaron […]

2018 Concept Art Grads, Dhenzel Obeng and Zabi Hassan Talk About Being An Effective Concept Artist!

Posted:March 29 2019

Post Categories: AlumniCareersConcept ArtEventsNews from Max the Mutt

  Students stayed on after classes last night to meet with Zabi Hassan and Dhenzel Obeng , 2018 Max the Mutt Concept Art for Animation & Video Games graduates, who are both working as Concept Artists at UbiSoft Toronto. They were introduced by Dayna Griffiths, year 4 Concept Art student and Tiffani Brown, another year 4 student, […]

“The Life and Times of Sir Reginald Tubb” Gets Rave Review from Kirkus!

Posted:June 28 2017

Post Categories: AlumniCareersFacultyNews from Max the Mutt

  “The Life and Times of Sir Reginald Tubb,” illustrated by Tina Seemann , co-director of Max the Mutt, colour by MTM grad Laura Faber, written by David Schacker (one of MTM’s founders), received a rave review from Krikus : Kirkus has been an authoritative voice in book discovery for 80 years. Kirkus Reviews magazine gives […]

Amazing News: Three of “The Rookies” 2017 Global Competition Finalists for the Illustration Category Are From Max the Mutt!

Posted:June 22 2017

Post Categories: AlumniCareersDiploma ProgramsEventsNews from Max the Mutt

Amazing news! Three of “The Rookies” 2017 Global Competition Finalists for the Illustration Category are from one small college in Toronto, Max the Mutt! Congratulations to 2017 Max the Mutt Concept Art graduates Angela Matinong & Desiree Moffatt, and 3rd year MTM Concept Art student Zabi Hassan who are all finalists in the Rookies 2017 […]