Max the Mutt Open House: Feb 22 & 23


One of the leading illustration and design schools in Canada” – MI Concept Design

“Your choice for a serious art education” – Crush Visual, Inc.


Max the Mutt invites you to our
2020 February Open House

Sat Feb 22 (9:30AM-3:00PM) & Sun Feb 23 (11:00AM-3:00PM)
2944 Danforth Avenue

*Free Workshops*    *School Tours*    *Industry Keynote*

Join us for an action packed weekend including a panel discussion with top industry Max the Mutt graduates, school tours, and free art workshops.

Learn how our small class sizes, innovative and industry-driven curriculum, and top-notch instructors have got industry raving that our students are “amazing, inventive and technically brilliant” (Nelvana Ltd), “the professionals any studio would want” (Keyframe Digital Productions) and “some of our industry’s best talents” (Ubisoft).

The entire event is free, and you can drop by for as much or little as fits your schedule. But remember, our free workshops have limited space, so sign up soon! You can also register for a private tour.

REGISTER NOW!


Questions? Want to register for a private tour? Contact us now!
admissions@maxthemutt.com  |  416-703-6877  |  1-877-486-MUTT


Open House Agenda

Saturday, February 22

9:30 AM: Welcome to Max the Mutt! Get to know us over coffee, tea and doughnuts.

10:00 AM: Industry Keynote Presentation: “Animation Career Pathways”

With Bernard Boiteux, Toon Boom Animation

What does a career in animation look like? Join us for an industry presentation from Toon Boom Animation, the leading supplier of animation software and storyboard software for animation studios and media publishers. This talk will cover the state of the animation industry, including an overview of the jobs that are available in Toronto and around the globe. It will also highlight some of the more interesting current animation projects, including the pipelines used in some of today’s most popular shows.

11:45 AM: Info session on our diploma programs “Why is Max the Mutt the right choice for you?”

12:30 PM: School tours Our hallways exhibit student artwork from Years 1-4. Our program heads will take you on a tour, using the work on exhibit to explain and illustrate the curriculum of each program.

2:00 PM: Free workshop – “Let’s Make Comics!”
In this comic book workshop, students will be introduced to the exciting world of comic drawing and comic construction. Led by Kent Burles with support from current MTM student Jessica Walling – Limited space, please pre-register

Private tours can be booked for Saturday afternoon. 

Sunday, February 23

11:00 AM: Free workshop – “Cartooning 101”
Cartooning is a fantastic and fun way to expressive yourself through art! Learn the basics with MTM Co-Director and Instructor Tina Seemann – Limited space, please pre-register 

2:00PM: Free workshop – “Costume Design”
Bring your characters to life with dynamic and eye-catching outfits! Led by Meaghan Carter – Limited space, please pre-register 

Private tours can be booked for Sunday between 10AM and 3PM. 

 


REGISTER NOW!


 

Industry Keynote Presentation
“Animation Career Pathways”

With Bernard Boiteux, Toon Boom Animation

What does a career in animation look like? Join us for an industry presentation from Toon Boom Animation, the leading supplier of animation software and storyboard software for animation studios and media publishers. This talk will cover the state of the animation industry, including an overview of the jobs that are available in Toronto and around the globe. It will also highlight some of the more interesting current animation projects, including the pipelines used in some of today’s most popular shows.

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BERNARD BOITEUX is Sales Director at Toon Boom Animation. Bernard is responsible for building strong relationships with clients including schools, universities and governmental organizations within North America. It is his priority to develop animation ecosystems throughout North America, by connecting educational institutions to studios, locally and abroad. Bernard is driven to help graduates and schools align with the production knowledge and techniques used by the industry through the use of Toon Boom’s Storyboard Pro, and Harmony.

For 25 years, Toon Boom has been changing the animation world one production at a time. Makers of the industry’s premier storyboarding and animation software, we have set the standard of excellence, and aid in the development of the world’s finest animated productions. Toon Boom animation software is the foundation upon which leading studios like Walt Disney, 20th Century Fox Animation and Universal have built the most well-known and best loved animated productions.

 


Questions? Want to register for a private tour? Contact us now!
admissions@maxthemutt.com  |  416-703-6877  |  1-877-486-MUTT