Max Howard

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.

Max is currently executive producer on 100% Wolf, an animated feature film being produced in Australia by Flying Bark Animation Productions.

Max was an executive producer on the Christmas movie, Saving Santa, and recently completed a series of animated feature films for Exodus Film Group:  Igor, The Hero of Color City, and Bunyan and Babe.

Throughout his illustrious animation career, Max 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 is a sought-after animation consultant; and a feature animation guest speaker at colleges/universities, and animation festivals around the world. 

He is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, and the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.

Max is the recipient of an honorary Doctor of Arts degree from Teesside University in the United Kingdom in recognition of his services to the animation industry. 

Max recently completed his assignment as ‘Master’ with the DeTao Group in China and spent a part of the past three years at his studio in Shanghai consulting and lecturing throughout China.

His company, Max Howard Consulting Group, has offices in Los Angeles and London.


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