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Matthew Luhn

Matthew Luhn

Story Consultant, Animator & Creative Writing Instructor

Matthew Luhn is an accomplished storyteller, instructor, motivational keynote speaker, and story consultant, with over 20 years’ experience creating stories and characters at Pixar Animation Studios. Matthew works with Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, and other professionals on how to craft and tell stories that bridge the gap between business and heart to build stronger brands and business communication.

 

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Thursday, 15 November, 2018 09:00 AM|Thursday, 15 November, 2018 09:45 AM

Guest Keynote: Effective Leadership, as Told by Movie Heroes

Every film and business needs an effective leader to inspire its people to achieve their goals. In this unique session, Matthew Luhn draws from his 20 years of experience as a Pixar storyteller and animator creating authentic, inspirational, and memorable heroes to share how you can develop those same hero traits in your leadership and business. By exploring and analyzing the characters of movie heroes and other great story protagonists, audiences will learn how vulnerability, likability, vision, structure, and teamwork can provide a model for outstanding leadership.

Thursday, 15 November, 2018 04:00 PM|Thursday, 15 November, 2018 04:30 PM

Fireside Chat with Guest Keynote, Matthew Luhn

Exclusive for Gartner Executive Programs members, join us in the Executive Programs Member Lounge for the opportunity to have an intimate Q&A session with Guest Keynote Speaker, Matthew Luhn

About the Speaker

Matthew Luhn is an accomplished storyteller, instructor, motivational keynote speaker, and story consultant, with over 20 years’ experience creating stories and characters at Pixar Animation Studios. Alongside his story work in Hollywood, Matthew works with Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, and other professionals on how to craft and tell stories that bridge the gap between business and heart to build stronger brands and business communication.

 

Matthew’s most recent clients include Adidas, Target, Coke, Procter and Gamble, Facebook, Warner Brothers, Sony, and Google. Matthew’s story credits include Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3, Monsters Inc., Monsters University, Finding Nemo, UP, Cars, Ratatouille and other films currently in development. With over 20 years’ experience creating and developing dozens of films, TV shows, and video games, at Pixar, The Simpsons, ILM, and other studios, Matthew Luhn knows what it takes to create memorable stories with enduring characters.

 

From filmmaking to business, Matthew’s story talks are beneficial to anybody wanting to improve their story skills or learn the persuasion of great storytelling. In Matthew’s story seminar, he will share his process for creating new ideas and characters, how to develop great stories and story structure, and how to realize your story ideas from script to storyboards to finished product.

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