Storytelling: The Art of Communication in the e-learning Environment

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Join Matthew Luhn, a 20+ year Pixar Animation Studios story veteran and our Technology Test Kitchen "Celebrity Chef", for the 2017 Technology Test Kitchen Kick-Off and Spotlight Presentation event.

Matthew brings his extensive experience creating and developing blockbuster films at Pixar and other film production companies, 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 instructional content and heart, driving your story toward one unforgettable learning experience.


Some of Matthew Luhn’s Key Accomplishments Include… 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. Alongside his story work in Hollywood, Matthew has been training CEOs, Directors, and other professionals how to craft and tell stories for Fortune 500 companies, Academy Award winning movies, and corporate brands grossing billions of dollars worldwide. Matthew’s most recent clients include Adidas, Facebook, BBC, Microsoft, Sony, Warner Brothers, Apple, Disney, Google, and many more. 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 seminars 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. More information on Matthew Luhn:

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