Max's Speaking Credits

Keynote and Motivational Speaker
ACE Fair – Gwangju, Korea ACME New Wave Learning – live via video conference
Animation Film Festival – Tallinn, Estonia
Animation Magazine’s “Feature Summit” – Marina del Rey, California
Animation Workshop – Viborg, Denmark
Animex - Teesside, UK
Arena Dilsukhnagar Animation – Hyderabad, India
ASIFA India – Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design - Jerusalem, Israel
Carnegie Mellon University - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Collin College - McKinney, Texas
DAVE School - Orlando, Florida
DDU Animation (DreamWorks) – Bangalore, India
DigiPen Institute – Seattle, Washington
Disney Cast Member anniversary presentations
Disney Dimensions – Program for Walt Disney Executives
Disney Way – Program for executives from non-entertainment industries
Disney Way II - Program for Walt Disney Management
Drug Prevention Initiative – Network Television
DSK Supinfocom – Pune, India
FICCI Frames – Mumbai, India
FIRE - Future in Review Conference - Palos Verdes, California
Full Sail University - Winter Park, Florida
ICAE – International Conference on Animation Education - Beijing, China
ICAT Institute – Bangalore, India
Hawaii Department of Education – Honolulu, Hawaii
IFFI (International Film Festival India) – Goa
Iolani School - Honolulu, Hawaii
ISA (Irish School of Animation) – Dublin, Ireland
Lunch Club - London, United Kingdom
Manipal University - Bangalore, India
Next Step Career Conference - Sarasota, Florida
Ringling Bros. School of Art & Design – Sarasota, Florida
SAE Institute - London, United Kingdom
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film – 2014 - Stuttgart
Tsinghua University – Beijing, China
2D or not 2D Festival – Seattle, Washington
UH Academy for Creative Media and Kapiolani Community College - Honolulu, Hawai
VAFA – Warsaw, Poland - 2014
VanArts Institute – Vancouver, Washington
Whistling Woods Institute for Film, Television and Animation - Mumbai, India
Woodbury University – Burbank, California k

Presentations
Annecy - International Animation Film Festival - Annecy, France
Animation Production Seminar – Gwanju, South Korea
Animation Workshop – Viborg, Denmark
Animex – International Festival of Animation & Computer Games - Middlesbrough, UK
Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France
Cartoon Masters – Potsdam, Germany
Contemporary Animation – Warsaw, Poland
Ghent Film Festival - Ghent, Belgium
Glasgow School of Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Independent Animation Production – Stuttgart, Germany
International Animation Forum – Zhengzhou, China
International Creative Content Fair - Seoul, South Korea
Iolani School - Honolulu, Hawaii
INDAC - Berlin, Germany
Krayon Pictures - Pune, India
KROK International Animation Film Festival – Kiev - Odessa, Ukraine
KROK International Animation Film Festival – St.Petersburg - Moscow, Russia
Orlando Film Festival - Orlando, Florida
ReAnimania International Animation Festival - Yerevan, Armenia
Red Stick International Animation Festival – Baton Rouge, Louisiana
STI - Screen Training Ireland – Dublin, Ireland
Tele-seminar - Online
Toonz Animation -  Kerala, India
UH Academy for Creative Media & Kapiolani Community College - Honolulu, Hawaii
UNICEF Cartoon Symposium – Prague, Czech Republic

Host:
Festival de Cannes – Moderator of Producer’s Network Breakfast – gathering of high-profile producers.

Panels:
CTNX Animation Expo – Burbank, California

Forum International des Technologies de l’Animation – Angouleme, France

KIPPA Seminar on CGI Animation - Seoul, South Korea

Red Stick International Animation Festival – Baton Rouge, Louisianaa

World Animation Celebration - Pasadena, California
World Animation Summit - Marina Del Rey, California
  
Juries
Annecy Film Festival - Annecy, France
Animation Magazine – Pitch Contests
Children and Young People’s Film Awards - Peterborough, United Kingdom
FICCI Frames – Mumbai, India
Hollyshorts Film Festival - Online
INFOCOM – Calcutta, India
ITV Film Festival – Los Angeles
KIPPA South Korean Animation Initiative - Seoul, Korea
KOCCA Global Project Judging Committee - Seoul, Korea
KROK International Animated Film Festival - Russia
Off du Cannes Film Festival - Cannes, France
Student International Film Festival -Tel Aviv, Israel
ARPA International Film Festival – Los Angeles
Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film – 2014 - Stuttgart

Awards
Certificate of Merit – ASIFA Hollywood for services to the art, craft and industry of animation
Guest of Honor - "Be Our Guest" Disney Legend dinner
Doctor of Arts degree from Teesside University, United Kingdom, in recognition for services to the animation industry
International Co-Production Film Market Award - for services to animation film production in Florida
United National Children Fund Award - for services in acknowledgement and recognition for the UNICEF animated film program
UNICEF award for benefiting children through the use of animation to communicate health and social issues in developing third world countries
Animex Award for services to the animation industry

Other
Created a film for UNICEF dealing with tolerance, made in Burundi and exhibited throughout Africa.
Educational films produced for UNICEF - Jamaican Animation.
Featured on numerous Radio and TV Shows, including NBC’s The Today Show.
Organized the UNICEF Animation Development Workshop at Walt Disney World.
Roy Disney’s liaison to UNICEF’s “Rights of Children” initiative.
Supervised the winning design of The Mighty Ducks team logo.
Workshop - a series of films on health issues in Ecuador for the UNICEF animation initiative.
Chancellor for Middlesbrough Children’s University – UK

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