Events in 2019



Los Angeles, California

Nov 21 - 24, 2019

Max attended the CTN Animation Expo.

Los Angeles, California

Nov 16, 2019

Max was Master of Ceremonies for the Southern California Cricket Association's 80th Annual Awards Banquet.

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Hong Kong

Nov 5th, 2019

Max gave a talk at Soho House Hong Kong as part of their ‘Behind the Camera’ series.


Tokyo, Japan

Oct 28 - Nov 2, 2019

Max attended the Tokyo International Film Festival.

Hong Kong

Oct 15, 2019

Max presented a master class on the Disney Animation renaissance.

Nanjing, China

Oct 11 - 14, 2019

Max lectured  on ‘Story and Pitching’, ‘Developing Chinese stories for Global Audience’ and a Commencement Address at the University of China Nanjing.


Almaty, Kazakhstan

September 14 – 16, 2019

Max presented master classes at the Almaty Film Festival.

Hong Kong

Sept 11, 2019

Max presented the film "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"

Nanjing, China

June 17 - 18, 2019

Max lectured at the International School of Communication at the University of China Nanjing.


Shanghai, China

June 10 - 14, 2019

Max was jury president for the TV animation category at the 25th Shanghai TV Festival.

Moscow, Russia

June 1, 2019

Max lectured on "Creating an Effective Story and How to Pitch it" at the Global Animation Forum.