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Matthew Luhn

Matthew Luhn

Keynote Speaker: Former Pixar Animator, Story Artist, Creativity Expert & Author

Matthew Luhn Biography

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, Luhn works with Fortune 500 companies, entrepreneurs, and other professionals how to craft and tell stories that bridge the gap between business and heart to build stronger brands and business communication.

Luhn’s most recent clients include Adidas, Target, Coke, Procter and Gamble, Facebook, Warner Brothers, Sony, and Google.

Luhn’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, Luhn’s story talks are beneficial to anybody wanting to improve their story skills, or learn the persuasion of great storytelling. In Luhn’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.

Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Matthew Luhn and other top speakers and celebrities.

Matthew Luhn Speaking Topics

STORYSELLING

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, 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.

HOW TO USE DATA FOR EFFECTIVE STORYTELLING

Big data is changing everything from content development to culture itself. Matthew Luhn, 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.

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. Matthew demonstrates how to empower relationships and build trust through authentic communication.

HEROES AND LEADERS

THE ART OF STORYTELLING AND PITCHING

Matthew Luhn Videos

Story Telling In Business - Pixar Story Teller Mathew Luhn
Creating a Feeling | Matthew Luhn | TEDxUCSB

How to book Matthew Luhn?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Matthew Luhn for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Matthew Luhn, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Matthew Luhn or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Matthew Luhn?

Booking fees for Matthew Luhn, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Matthew Luhn, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Matthew Luhn?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Matthew Luhn for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Matthew Luhn for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Matthew Luhn or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Matthew Luhn or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Matthew Luhn is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Art, Television & Film and Storytelling. The estimated speaking fee range to book Matthew Luhn for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $20,000 - $30,000. Matthew Luhn generally travels from Emeryville, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Duncan Wardle, Eduardo Briceño and Erik Qualman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Matthew Luhn for an upcoming event.

Matthew Luhn Speaking Topics

  • STORYSELLING

    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, 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.

  • HOW TO USE DATA FOR EFFECTIVE STORYTELLING

    Big data is changing everything from content development to culture itself. Matthew Luhn, 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.

  • 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. Matthew demonstrates how to empower relationships and build trust through authentic communication.

  • HEROES AND LEADERS

  • THE ART OF STORYTELLING AND PITCHING

Matthew Luhn Videos

Story Telling In Business - Pixar Story Teller Mathew Luhn
Creating a Feeling | Matthew Luhn | TEDxUCSB

Matthew Luhn Reviews

  • Scandit - Jun 13 2022

  • University of Pennsylvania, Spec Film - Apr 24 2022

  • Loved working with this team. 10 out of 10 would recommend!
    O-I: EXPRESSIONS - May 28 2021

  • Pendo.io - Feb 26 2021

  • HomeAway, Expedia Group - Aug 20 2019

Matthew Luhn News

How to book Matthew Luhn?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Matthew Luhn for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Matthew Luhn, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Matthew Luhn or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Matthew Luhn?

Booking fees for Matthew Luhn, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Matthew Luhn, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Matthew Luhn?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Matthew Luhn for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Matthew Luhn for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Matthew Luhn or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Matthew Luhn or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Matthew Luhn is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Art, Television & Film and Storytelling. The estimated speaking fee range to book Matthew Luhn for live events is $20,000 - $30,000, and for virtual events $20,000 - $30,000. Matthew Luhn generally travels from Emeryville, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Duncan Wardle, Eduardo Briceño and Erik Qualman. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Matthew Luhn for an upcoming event.

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