Matthew Luhn

Matthew Luhn

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

Matthew Luhn Biography

Matthew Luhn is an accomplished storyteller, instructor, keynote speaker, and story consultant, with over 20 years’ experience creating stories and characters at Pixar Animation Studios. His career began at 19 years old, as the youngest animator to work on The Simpson TV series.

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 clients include Adidas, Facebook, BBC, Microsoft, Sony, Warner Brothers, Apple, Google, Clorox, Target, Procter and Gamble, BMW, Mattel, Charles Schwab, Salesforce and many more.

Luhn's story credits include Toy Story, Toy Story 2, Toy Story 3, Monsters Inc., Monsters University, Finding Nemo, UP, Cars, Ratatouille, Toy Story of Terror, Toy Story That Time Forgot, LOU and other films and TV shows 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, Luhn knows what it takes to create memorable stories with enduring characters.

His "Story for Business Workshops" and keynotes train business leaders and entrepreneurs how to use storytelling to bridge the gap between heart and business to build better brands and business communication, while his "Story Seminars" train attendees how to develop stories and write dialogue to create compelling stories and screenplays.

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 his 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.

Along with his seminars and consulting work, Luhn has a sustained interest in teaching and empowering children around the world how to draw, write, and make films. Collaborating with The General Pencil Company, the first pencil factory in the USA, Luhn has created a series of "how to draw" books and art programs for kids of all ages.

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Matthew Luhn Videos

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

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Matthew Luhn is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Matthew Luhn for your event is $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 Viola Davis, Amy Poehler, Amy Schumer, Rashida Jones and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Matthew Luhn for an upcoming event.

Matthew Luhn Videos

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

Matthew Luhn Reviews

  • - Feb 26 2021

  • HomeAway, Expedia Group - Aug 20 2019

  • We look forward to working with All American Entertainment again and having Matthew back. The time he took after he spoke to draw characters for our customers meant so much to them! Thank you for everything!
    Eventful Conferences - Mar 01 2018

  • The BI+Analytics Conference was a huge success with many happy customers and we owe that to Matthew’s presentation. You were spot on with everything you said about him. We heard so many amazing compliments about his presentation—the audience loved hearing about how the world of big data is connected to creativity, especially when it comes to Pixar films. He has a great on-stage presence and even stayed for a few minutes after his presentation to connect with our conference participants. We are actively looking at ways to with All American Entertainment more in the future!
    Eventful Conferences - Feb 22 2018

  • Our attendees loved Matthew -- we really had a great experience!
    Greater Public - Jul 07 2017

Matthew Luhn Speaking Topics


    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.


    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.


    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.



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