Toon Boom in Max the Mutt Kennel

Max the Mutt Animation School Toronto, Canada announced that it is integrating Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Digital Pro into its animation program. The software solutions will be come part of the school offers a rigorous, in-depth curriculum based on Warner Bros. and Disney guidelines.

In addition to a series of classical animation courses, Max the Mutt’s curriculum includes in-depth drawing classes, a year of cartooning, character design, a sequence of visual language, storytelling and storyboarding courses, background painting and background design. Students will learn to use the Toon Boom professional products in year three, when computer courses are introduced.

‘Toon Boom is fully committed to education and is pleased to welcome the Max the Mutt Animation School into its family,’ comments Joan Vogelesang, president and CEO of Toon Boom. ‘Considering Max the Mutt’s excellent reputation and our close relationship with the industry, we are confident their graduate students will quickly find placement in the marketplace and start an exciting career in animation.”

Emmy-winning Toon Boom Animation offers entry level and high-end animation

software solutions for film, television, web, games, mobile devices and training applications. The company’s client base includes Nelvana, Warner Bros., Mercury Filmworks, China Central Television, Toonz Animation India, Starburst Animation, Answer Studio, Alphanim, Cosgrove Hall, Cromosoma and Lanterna Magica, to name a few. High-profile productions completed with Toon Boom technology include Les Triplettes de Belleville, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, The Rugrats, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Curious George, Go West: A New Lucky Luke Adventure and The Simpsons Movie.