News from Max the Mutt

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 […]

Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts: Max the Mutt’s NEW 4 year Diploma Program!

Posted:August 24 2017

Post Categories: Diploma ProgramsIllustration for Sequential ArtsNews from Max the Mutt

Hooray! Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts, a 4 year Diploma Program, has been approved by the Ontario Ministry Of Advanced Education & Skills Development!    Orientation Week 2016, First year students team challenge   This program, based on our previous 3 year diploma program, Illustration for Sequential Arts,  has been re-structured and designed with […]

Students praise MTM’s Cartooning with Tina Seemann workshop

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 […]

“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 […]

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 […]

UbiSoft Toronto NXT Showcase Awards, An Inspiring Annual Event!

Posted:April 23 2017

Post Categories: CareersDiploma ProgramsEventsIndustry News and JobsMax the MuttNews from Max the Mutt

The UbiSoft Toronto NXT Showcase annual competition Awards this past Thursday evening was a gala event, well attended despite the rainy weather. The energy was high as students and faculty from an increasing number of colleges and universities filled the hall. (Photo above: Zabi Hassan, 3rd place; Steve Hong ,center, 1st place; and Jullius Granada, 2nd […]

Max the Mutt 2017 Year One Show Student Exhibition

Posted:April 23 2017

Post Categories: EventsNews from Max the Mutt

    Year One students from all programs, Classical & Computer Animation & Production, Illustration for Sequential Arts and Concept Art for Animation & Video Games, have work on display Friday and Saturday, April 28th and April 29th, and Saturday, May 6. The public is welcome from 11 AM until 3 PM. The show’s opening […]