Matthew Luhn
Fee $25K - $40K

Matthew Luhn

Matthew Luhn reveals how to bridge the gap between business and heart through great storytelling.
One of the Original Story Creators at Pixar

Expertise In:

  • Creativity
  • Entertainment
  • Change Management
  • Branding
  • Communication

Audience & Industry

  • Associations
  • Corporations
  • The Technology Industry
  • The Service Industry
  • The Professional Services Industry

Matthew Luhn reveals how to bridge the gap between business and heart through great storytelling.

As one of the original story creators at Pixar Animation Studios, Matthew Luhn spent over two decades inside Pixar, the most successful filmmaking group in the history of Hollywood. Matthew created stories and characters for over 10 Academy Award- and Golden Globe-winning movies, working directly with Steve Jobs, and later served as Pixar’s head of story. Along with creating and writing stories for film, TV, and VR, Matthew also provides practical strategies that teach and inspire people and teams how they too can tell engaging stories that can raise venture capital funding, craft media messages, and sell products. He is a dynamic, entertaining and action-oriented speaker, building trust with audiences quickly while sharing the storytelling techniques needed to connect, motivate, and lead people in today’s world.

Featured Experiences

Storytelling

Storytelling is the #1 business skill necessary to connect, motivate, and lead people in today’s world. Stories compel us to engage in experiences, learn lessons, and define our values and ourselves within our organization. Matthew Luhn, a 20-year Pixar story veteran, brings his experience creating and developing 10 blockbuster films at Pixar, and provides practical strategies that teach and inspire people and teams to connect more effectively with audiences. Matthew uses the power of storytelling to bridge the gap between business and heart, driving your story toward one unforgettable selling point.

Inspiring Creativity in the Workplace

As one of the original story creators at Pixar Animation Studios, Matthew Luhn participated in building and sustaining the creative culture at Pixar from startup to the most successful filmmaking group in the history of Hollywood. Matthew’s engaging and action-oriented talk will provide strategies on how to create a culture that encourages and nurtures new ideas, and embraces fear and failing as a necessary part of the creative process. He demonstrates how to empower relationships and build trust through authentic communication.

Big Data and Storytelling

Big data is changing everything from content development to culture itself. Matthew Luhn, a 20 year Pixar story veteran will share how big data is being used to create great stories and characters in films like Toy Story 3, Inside Out and beyond. Matthew’s experience and insight will empower and inspire publishers, advertisers and innovators on how to forge stronger, more meaningful connections with consumers.