Welcome to the Max Howard Consulting Group

Max Howard and his consulting partners offer the inside track on animation feature production.  An unparalleled group of executives and directors have been assembled to provide first-hand knowledge of how to develop, produce and distribute animated content for feature films and television.

Max Howard provides lectures and workshops on the art of storytelling and pitching, design and production for the feature animation industry.  Utilizing his years of experience, Max’s workshops offering insight on how to apply those techniques of film production and storytelling techniques to any business, even non entertainment companies, with the goal of developing unique business plans and marketing solutions.

Max Howard

"Max Howard is an essential link in the modern evolutionary development of feature animation. His creative fingerprints are on some of the most significant productions from the major studios. He provides a remarkable perspective and, to put a ribbon on the package, is an astute visionary. When he talks, it is an excellent idea to listen carefully."

-Ed Hooks


Thank you Trickfilm Festival on Line and Max Howard for a wonderful interview. Everyone who was so lucky to have watched it leaned that Max was a child movie actor, got into animation via WHO SHOT ROGER RABBIT and ended up sharing his very valuable insights about working in China. If you didn’t see it you missed a great opportunity to get some great advice from some one who has been there and is still doing it. - Nancy Denney-Phelps

Read the full article about Trickfilm here


Accelerate your start up.  Max serves a mentor for Hong Kong based Brinc helping guide a new generation of game changers.

Max is now a Brinc Mentor. Click here to learn more
Listen to Skull Rock's Roger Rabbit 35th Anniversary podcast here.


Watch a new interview with Max on youtube


The story of two rival brothers who discover a whimsical talking time machine powered by good will and must work together to accomplish a series of selfless acts in order to unlock the amazing machine's time travel capabilities and travel back in time to rescue their parents.

Live from the Ukrainian pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival… still attempting to get the wonderful animated film we were making in Kiev produced. It’s just ‘ A Matter of Time’. Yes, that’s the title of the film!


Click here for more information on Drew's World

Drew's World at the 2022 Annecy International Animation Festival.

From our colleagues at the Lumiere Project Visit Lumiere's official website here
Read about Lumiere in Le Dispatch here  

Watch the trailer for 100% Wolf. Max is Executive Producer of this new motion picture, now available on streaming services.

100 percent wolf movie poster

In Production

The sequel will continue the story of Freddy Lupin, a pink were-poodle who needed to prove he still had the heart of a werewolf. In his new adventure, Freddy goes on a mission to save a young moon spirit, where he finds himself caught up in the magic of a werewolf sorceress. The film will focus more on the mysterious and fascinating world of werewolves and the magical moon forces that transform them, introducing exciting new characters and obstacles for Freddy to overcome.

In production

100% Wolf Is MIP Junior’s Most-Screened Series.

Upcoming Events


Los Angeles, California

October 22- 28, 2022

Max will be assisting international guests for the ReAnimania animation festival.













Upcoming Travels


Max will be in...


Los Angeles, USA

Until Oct 1, 2023


Oct 7- 20, 2023

Los Angeles, USA

Oct 21 - 26, 2023


Madison, Wisconsin

Oct 27 - Nov 1, 2023

London, UK

Nov 2 - Dec 31, 2023










Recent Events


Annecy, France

June 16 - 20, 2022

Max attended the Annecy International Animation Festival, France.


Annecy, France

June 17, 2022

Max was a keynote speaker on the Festival Panel "Crypto, NFTs, DOHs and the Animation Industry" at the Annecy International Animation Festival.

London, UK

June 9, 2022

Max presented ‘‘His Animated Journey’ at Cartoon Museum, London.


Cannes, France

May 21 - 25, 2022

Max attended the Cannes Film Festival, France.

Cannes, France

May 21, 2022

Max was on a panel at the Cannes Film Festival Panel "Crypto, NFTs, DOHs and the Animation Industry."

London, UK

May 6, 2022

Max presented ‘Beauty and the Art of Storytelling’ at Peking University / DeTao Zoom.


London, UK

April 28, 2022

Max visited Escape Studios and worked with students there.

London, UK

March 13, 2022

Max attended the BAFTAs at the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Hong Kong

July 25, 2021 - Feb 5, 2022

Max was be a visiting professor at Hong Kong Baptist University.





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Watch as Max and the artists of Disney's Florida animation studio explain the animation process.

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