Max the Mutt College of Animation, Art & Design

Area of Study

  • Animation
  • Concept Art
  • Illustration


About us Animation Diploma Concept Art Illustration Diploma International Students Workshops Virtual Open House Apply to MTM


Welcome to Canada’s Top Career College for
Animation, Concept Art & Illustration

For those seeking a rewarding career as a traditional 2D or 3D Animator for TV and Film, Concept Artist for AAA games or animation, or Illustrator for storytelling, comic books, graphic novels and marketing design.

We offer 4-year Diploma Programs in:

  • Classical & Computer Animation & Production
  • Illustration & Storytelling for Sequential Arts
  • Concept Art for Animation & Video Games 

Our unique and highly specialized diploma programs offer

  • Small class sizes
  • One-on-one instruction
  • Highly qualified & professional instructors
  • Industry-led curriculum
  • Innovative, hands-on programming

MTM stresses community and inclusiveness. Every MTM student matters, and receives personal individual attention from our instructors. MTM graduates succeed because of our small class size, our developmental curriculum, our faculty of dedicated, working professionals, and a supportive but serious professional environment. MTM graduates are industry-ready; they have the knowledge, skills and confidence to build successful careers. 

Our graduates work for many top companies including Nelvana, Yowza Animation, 9 Story/ Brown Bag, Sony Imageworks, UbiSoft, ShadowMachine, Warner Brothers, Pixar and many more. 


“The students’ work is really amazing, inventive and technically brilliant, demonstrating a tremendous amount of enthusiasm and talent. Their work is clearly on a par with the best of the industry.”
Clive Smith, Co-Founder, Nelvana Ltd


We also offer Workshops - Now Online

We teach a variety of exciting digital, animation, art and portfolio development workshops and courses outside our diploma programs. Our courses appeal to those from every background – from the complete beginner, to the occasional hobbyist, to the working professional. We pride ourselves on the quality of our offerings, and all of our courses are held to the same high standard as our diploma programs. 



Industry Night 2019


Virtual Tour


"Battleversary"-2019 Animation Graduate Film


International Students


Upcoming Events


  • Virtual Open House - December 5/6, 2020
  • Virtual Open House - January 16/17, 2021



Program Length

Diploma - 4 years, Certificates and Workshops vary in length from one day to several weeks


Click on your desired program, then scroll to the bottom of the page to find the program's: Application Requirements.

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Past winners of the Applied Arts Student Awards

  • 2020 Student Awards Arden Leidl
    Student Awards

    Arden Leidl
  • 2020 Student Awards Tristan Needham
    Student Awards

    Tristan Needham
  • 2019 Student Awards Tami Kuo
    Student Awards

    Tami Kuo
  • 2020 Student Awards Ted Pedro, Lee I, Refaat Rico, Hatem El Akad
    Student Awards

    Ted Pedro, Lee I, Refaat Rico, Hatem El Akad