News from Max the Mutt

Mike Gagnon – Comic Artist, & MTM Illustration Program Instructor – Has News: Night Creatures Rushed To Print

Posted:August 29 2019

Post Categories: BlogEventsNews from Max the Mutt

Mike Gagnon, comic book and graphic novel writer and illustrator, and Max the Mutt instructor, has  exciting news! His series “Night Creatures” has now been published by Markosia, one of the UK’s leading publishers of graphic novels. An homage to classic horror comics of the 50’s, Night Creatures is a three-issue series that debuted in […]

Brown Bag Films Visits, Hires Summer Interns, Endorses Max the Mutt’s Animation Program!

Posted:May 31 2019

Post Categories: AnimationBlogCareersIndustry News and JobsMax the MuttNews from Max the Mutt

As seen in the above photo taken at Brown Bag Films – from left to right: Erik Segriff – MTM Animation Intern, Kevin Seto – Recruitment Coordinator, Christine Huot – Recruitment & Resourcing Manager, Jana Kosanavich – MTM Rigging Intern, and Ryan Persaud – Recruitment Administrator Max the Mutt has had many graduates hired by […]

Ubisoft Toronto Nxt Awards: Max the Mutt’s Adam Homyonylo and Sergi Iranzo Take 2nd and 3rd for Concept Art

Posted:May 12 2019

Post Categories: Concept ArtNews from Max the Mutt

Thursday, May 9 was a great evening at Ubisoft Toronto, and a great evening for Max the Mutt’s 2 finalists. In a year when none of the year 4 students entered, Sergi Iranzo, who just completed his second year, came in third, and 2018 graduate Adam Homonylo came in second for Concept Art in the Ubisoft Nxt […]

First Year Student Art Show! Visit Max the Mutt Saturday, April 27th & Sunday, April 28!

Posted:April 03 2019

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

Max the Mutt will be hosting a First Year Student Art Show, an exhibition of first year student art work from all programs, on Saturday, April 27th and Sunday, April 28th from 11 am to 3 pm ! Our semester is ending, and soon we’ll be setting up this year’s show! Below are photos from last year’s preparation […]

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, […]

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 […]

Updates re: COVID-19

Last updated Monday, March 23, 7:00PM

Our top priority is to ensure students can finish the year and that they are still getting a proper and excellent learning experience, while also making sure everyone is safe and healthy. 

At this time, we will be moving all diploma courses to an online format for the remainder of the school year. We are working carefully with instructors as we develop a course-by-course plan to ensure students do not miss out on any learning, while also ensuring we do not place any undue burden on our instructors. 

While we are operating online, our physical location and office are temporarily closed.  Please email us at  info@maxthemutt.com for any inquiries. 
We will continue to monitor the situation closely and will post updates here as we get them as well as sending emails to all students and instructors.

We will be moving our Portfolio Reviews and Tours to online-only. 

All planned events, talks, workshops, classes, etc. will not be taking place at the school. We are working hard to have as many things moved online that we can. Keep checking back for updates!