As a part of their 'Interaction with Industry Experts Programme' Toonz Academy students were fortunate to have Mr Max Howard as speaker. 
Max was formerly president of Warner Bros. Feature Animation and senior vice president of Walt Disney Feature Animation. He has collaborated on such ani¬mation successes as “Who Framed Roger Rabbit,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Beauty and the Beast,” “Aladdin,” “The Lion King,” and “Pocahontas.” These films were honored with 13 Academy Awards and 11 Golden Globe awards. 
At Warner Bros., Max oversaw the award- winning animated feature “The Iron Giant,” “The Quest for Camelot” and the live action/ animated hit “Space Jam.”
Most recently he was an Executive Producer on “Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron” for Dreamworks. For Exodus he served as Producer on “Igor”, and “The Hero of Color City”. Max is the recipient of ASIFA- Hollywood’s Certificate of Merit and UNICEF’s Children Fund Award for services in utilizing animation to communicate health and social messages in developing countries.