Adam Leipzig

Film Producer, Leadership Expert, Author, CEO of Entertainment Media Partners

  • Adam Leipzig`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Adam Leipzig`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

  • Adam Leipzig`s Keynote Speaker Fee This reflects Adam Leipzig`s U.S. Speaking Fee

    $10,001 - $20,000

  • Languages Spoken

    English

  • Travels From

    California, USA

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Marching With Penguins: Taking Creative Risks Through Leadership and Teamwork

No penguin marches alone — and neither does any successful enterprise. Adam had the vision to see that March of the Penguins could be a gigantic hit, and he put his job on the line to release that movie. Through the story of a surprise ...

No penguin marches alone — and neither does any successful enterprise. Adam had the vision to see that March of the Penguins could be a gigantic hit, and he put his job on the line to release that movie. Through the story of a surprise box office smash, and drawing on 25 years as a senior executive, Adam delivers practical, cutting-edge insights into how to become a leader and develop your team.

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Stand and Deliver: Transcending the Impossible

Every great success only happens because one person refuses to give up. Using the theme that everything that’s worth doing appears to be impossible (at first, and often to everyone else), Adam sets forth a practical approach to over-...

Every great success only happens because one person refuses to give up. Using the theme that everything that’s worth doing appears to be impossible (at first, and often to everyone else), Adam sets forth a practical approach to over-delivering results, and knowing when you need to stand your ground.

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Ninja Moves and Forbidden Territories: Disrupting Culture to Innovate Success

Using the theme of disruptive innovations, especially disruptions in the entertainment industry, Adam gives you the tools to anticipate the unknown, whipsaw unforeseen events into your favor, and re-fashion your work environment to be an ...

Using the theme of disruptive innovations, especially disruptions in the entertainment industry, Adam gives you the tools to anticipate the unknown, whipsaw unforeseen events into your favor, and re-fashion your work environment to be an incubator for profitable innovation.

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Communications Excellence: Presentation Skills to Up Your Leadership Game

Today’s Leader is the Storyteller-in-Chief.

Audience-Focused Communication

How to stand before your team, board, investors and get to Yes.

About Keynote Speaker Adam Leipzig

Working with “Top 10” worldwide brands such as National Geographic and Disney, his accomplishments naturally emerged as household names, including March of the Penguins, Dead Poets Society and Honey, I Shrunk the Kids. Collectively, Adam’s projects have generated over $2 billion in revenue on $300 million production spending, and twice he has been responsible for the ‘most profitable picture of the year.’

Adam Leipzig is one of those rare leaders who has the ability to truly deliver. As a game-changing visionary and leader, Adam has been a producer, distributor or supervising executive on more than 30 films that have disrupted expectations, including A Plastic Ocean, March of the Penguins, Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, Dead Poets Society, and Titus. His movies have won or been nominated for 10 Academy Awards, 11 BAFTA Awards, 2 Golden Globes, 2 Emmys, 2 Directors Guild Awards, 4 Sundance Awards and 4 Independent Spirit Awards. His credentials include:

  • Founder and CEO of Entertainment Media Partners, which provides informed guidance, dealmaking intelligence and relevant connections to corporations, non-profits, government entities and filmmakers.
  • Publisher and Managing Editor of Cultural Weekly.
  • Faculty member at the prestigious UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.
  • Special Creative Advisor for CreativeFuture, a non-profit organization that advocates for creative communities.
  • Former President of National Geographic Films, where he raised $125 million in production financing.
  • Former Senior VP at Walt Disney Studios.
  • Author of two books for emerging filmmakers: Inside Track for Independent Filmmakers and Filmmaking In Action – both published by Macmillan.
  • Has produced or supervised over 300 theatre productions.
  • Has written for the New York Times, CEO.com, Smart CEO Magazine and many others.

Testimonials

“Adam’s Keynote was a home run! Our members said they would be able to immediately implement Adam’s tools to help their teams be more innovative.”

Paul Witkay

CEO of The Alliance of Chief Executives

“Adam Leipzig’s dynamic speech began with his insights into Hollywood and creativity then drove home a a new economic solution. Our audience was thrilled and energized.”

Kevin O’Malley

Event organizer, Commonwealth Club of California

“Most keynote speakers rely on overly polished and well-worn tales of their past successes to fill their time. Adam made a much more meaningful impact for our region by distilling a full day’s content into an insightful and immediately actionable presentation. We can’t thank Adam enough!”

Hugh Weber

Founder/Executive Director, OTA Sessions

“You really connected with our Alliance CEOs. You were not only entertaining but truly inspiring. Your Hollywood movie stories were fascinating and you incorporated great examples of how you were able to couple the creative process with business strategy. Our members said your insights helped them reconnect with their own passions and they would be able to immediately implement some of your tools to help their teams be even more innovative.”

Paul Witkay

Founder and CEO, Alliance of Chief Executives

“Our demanding and prestigious client base refer to Adam’s speaking as ‘transformational,’ and the individual impact he imparts captures the attention of C-Level audiences globally.”

Kristina Susac

Director of Marketing and Open Programs, UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

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