Animation

MTM Student Kate Reid’s Animated Film “Afraid” an Official Selection at NIFTY in Seattle!

Posted:May 09 2017

Post Categories: AnimationDiploma ProgramsNews from Max the Mutt

All of us at Max the Mutt send congratulations to Kate Reid on the continuing international success of her short animated film “I’m Afraid” – a collaboration with her Unionville High School classmates testtest. Before Kate had started year one at MTM, this film had been accepted into TAAFI – Toronto Animated Arts Festival International, Toronto […]

Become A Compositing Artist for Harmony!

Posted:December 29 2016

Post Categories: AlumniAnimationCareersEventsNews from Max the Mutt

The animation industry is actively looking for compositing artists, people with animation education, who have worked with Toon-Boom Harmony and know how to  composite. If you’ve completed  a diploma or degree in animation, have worked with Harmony software, and are looking for your niche in the industry, successful completion of  industry pro Sonya Hassan- Carey‘s […]

The Royal Winter Fair, Annual Drawing Event for MtM Students & Faculty 2016

Posted:November 14 2016

Post Categories: AnimationConcept ArtEventsFacultyIllustration for Sequential ArtsNews from Max the MuttUncategorised

Every year Max the Mutt takes a trip to the Royal Winter Fair. The fair is filled with excellent exhibits and animal shows, offering an opportunity for our students to practice their animal drawing, and gain more experience with on location studies that include people as well as animals.  Here are some thoughts from one […]

MtM Has A Foal (baby horse) Skeleton!

Posted:October 29 2016

Post Categories: AnimationConcept ArtIllustration for Sequential ArtsNews from Max the MuttUncategorised

It started as a pile of bones, carefully cleaned and sorted. Now,our foal is finally part of our skeletal menagerie for Animal Drawing! It’s been a few years since an intrepid SA group accompanied Tina Seemann to Orangeville to Stuart Johnston’s horse farm to dig this animal out of the ground. And   (drum roll […]

Why Is Max the Mutt Your Best Choice?

Why Max the Mutt? It’s simple: we care. Max the Mutt offers working professionals as instructors, small class size, community, an emphasis on focus, a developmental curriculum following a year of basic skills training. We are in constant contact with the industries we serve to ensure that course content is up to date! Our yearly […]

Visits and Portfolio Reviews with DHX Media & Portfolio Entertainment !

Posted:March 16 2016

Post Categories: AnimationCareersDiploma ProgramsEventsIndustry News and Jobs

There was lots of excitement at Max the Mutt last week, as two more top animation companies asked to visit us, speak with students and hold portfolio reviews! Max the Mutt hosts an “Industry Event” every May, but this year there is so much need for qualified graduates that companies are visiting early, doing portfolio […]

Director Tahir Rana: “Finally an animation school that gets it!”

Posted:February 14 2016

Post Categories: AnimationDiploma ProgramsEventsIndustry News and JobsNews from Max the Mutt

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Animation has lost Jim Macaulay, Our Mentor, 1924-2015

Posted:April 21 2015

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 Jim Macaulay was the most revered Animation instructor in the original Sheridan Animation program. Under his guidance people like Charlie Bonifaccio and Scott Caple, both of whom did great  animation work for Disney, Chuck Gammage (one of Canada’s top classical animators) and many, many others got their starts and developed their skills. He was also […]