Max Howard created and ran studios for Disney in London, Paris, Orlando and Los Angeles, working on some of Disney’s most memorable films including Who Framed Roger Rabbit, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin and The Lion King. As President of Warner Bros Feature Animation he oversaw such hit movies as The Iron Giant and Space Jam. At DreamWorks, he was co-executive producer for Spirit, Stallion of the Cimarron.
Throughout his illustrious animation career, Max Howard has worked with UNICEF to bring health and social messages to developing countries in Africa, the Caribbean and South America through the use of animation, underscoring the important role this medium can bring to overcome ethnic and social prejudices.
Max Howard is currently producing a series of animated feature films for Exodus Film Group. The company’s first production, Igor was released in 2008. Max is also serving as an executive producer on a slate of upcoming independent animated feature films including Saving Santa, due for release later this year, as well as, Cow On the Run, 100% Wolf, and Zombie Rocks.
Max is a sought after consultant and lecturer for the animation industry, working with companies and organizations from all around the world. He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
In addition, Max was recently honored with a Doctor of Arts degree from Teeside University in the United Kingdom in recognition for his services to the animation industry.