How to Tell Better Stories | Pixar’s Matthew LuhnNov 14, 2023
Matthew Luhn has over 25 years of experience in creating stories and characters, with story credits including the Toy Story films, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, Cars, Monsters University, Ratatouille, UP, and many more.
In this conversation, Matthew shares insights on developing the right story structure and themes to deeply resonate with audiences through the stories you want to tell. Be sure to check out his incredible book, 'Best Story Wins,' and his latest book, 'Santa Yeti.'
FROM TODAY'S EPISODE:
- Tapping back into imagination and play as a kid
- Taking folks on a “roller coaster of emotions” in the story
- Developing themes in your story to convey deep messages
- How to get your message across when it feels like no one cares
WHO IS MATTHEW LUHN?
Matthew Luhn is a director, storytelling consultant & inspirational speaker. With over 25 years’ experience creating stories and characters. His story credits include the Toy Story films, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, Cars, Monsters University, Ratatouille, UP, and many more.
Matthew’s career began at 19 years old, as the youngest animator to work on The Simpsons TV series. His TV credits on The Simpsons include Kamp Krusty (1992), Lisa’s Pony (1992), Homer Alone (1992), Colonel Homer (1992), Homer Defined (1992), and Burns Verkaufen der Kraftwerk (1992).
Connect with Matthew Luhn: https://matthewluhnstory.com/