Travels from: Victoria
Academy Award winning animator and one of Australia's funniest speakers
Categories: Motivational Speakers
Full Presenter Profile & Bio
Adam Elliot is well known as the Academy Award wining animator of Harvey Krumpet. But he is also one of Australia's funniest and entertaining speakers. He tells his life story to audiences across the globe, inspiring others to aim high and achieve.
Over the past decade, Adam has spoken at an array of event and conferences, including for Apple and Google. His presentations frequently recieve standing ovations and applause throughout.
Spending years in animation, Adam worked hard for his success and despite facing many obstacles, he was determined to finish Harvey Krumpet.
Bringing his oscar wherever he goes, Adam recalls his Oscars experience and how he took on animation giants Disney, Pixar and Fox to take away the award. Since winning his Oscar, Adam has made new films, with some of the world's leading actors.
In 1999, he was the Young Achiever of the Year for Victoria and was recently declared a Melbourne icon by the Lord Mayor of Melbourne.
Audiences cite Adam as one of the best speakers they have heard, and he is often booked for repeat occasions. He is able to tailor his presentation to suit any event.
Some key topics Adam covers in his presentation includes:
- Overcoming the odds with self motivation, self esteem, self belief.
- Emphasising the famous quote - 'That Life is not a Dress Rehearsal'.
- The power and importance of storytelling.
- The power and importance of being unique and thinking differently
- The importance of teamwork, having great employees and support.
- Realising and seizing opportunities.
- The beauty and benefit of being Australian and why to choose to stay in Australia.
- Fulfilment, job satisfaction, and finding happiness in the simple things.