Matthew’s keynote topics include:
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, former 20 year Pixar story artist and animator, 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.
Big data is changing everything from content development to culture itself. Matthew Luhn, former 20 year Pixar story artist and animator, will share how big data is being used to create great stories and characters in Hollywood 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.
One of the most essential resources for any business to stay competitive is new ideas that spark innovation. Matthew Luhn, former 20 year Pixar story artist and animator, 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.
Every film and business needs an effective leader to inspire its people to achieve their goals. In this unique session, Matthew Luhn, former 20 year Pixar story artist and animator, shares how to create authentic, inspirational, and memorable heroes and how to translate these same hero traits into your leadership and business. By exploring and analyzing the characters of movie heroes and other great story protagonists, audiences will learn how likability, vision, vulnerability, structure and perseverance can provide a model for outstanding leadership that will leave your audience inspired and empowered.