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Larry Kasanoff

Renowned Filmmaker, Founder of Lightstorm Entertainment with James Cameron & Threshold Entertainment

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Larry Kasanoff Biography

Larry Kasanoff, Chairman/CEO of Threshold Entertainment, is the Producer or Executive Producer of all MORTAL KOMBAT media including three Number One films, a television series, an animated series, platinum selling soundtracks, direct to dvd, and a live tour.

He is Executive Producer of the box-office smash film, TRUE LIES, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and directed by James Cameron.

Previously, as president and co-founder of Lightstorm Entertainment, Kasanoff supervised production, marketing, publicity and merchandising for the four-time Academy Award winning hit, TERMINATOR 2 JUDGMENT DAY, directed by James Cameron.

He produced two movies with Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow.

Kasanoff - as a producer or studio head - has made over 200 feature films, including DIRTY DANCING and Academy Award Winning Best Picture PLATOON. He has raised well over a billion dollars in the film business.

In the music world, Kasanoff has packaged or produced video projects with several of the world’s biggest talents, including Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones and Dick Clark. For Terminator 2, he produced MTV’s top video of the year, “You Could Be Mine” with Gun’s ‘N Roses.

Kasanoff holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BA from Cornell University.

Speaking Topics
  • AI – There is A Lot of Opportunity Before the Machines Take Over

    In addition to his flagship Keynote speech, A Touch of the Madness, based on his book, Larry has a new speech, which does cover a lot of Madness and Innovation, but focuses on AI

  • A Touch of Madness

    How Eccentricity Helps Innovation

  • Be Still and Know

    Motivation for Ideas

  • All the Great Scoundrels

    Lessons in Unlikely Places

  • Globalization

    Produce for the World • The future of entertainment, and all commerce, is the world market, opened to all via technology. How to adapt your product to the global marketplace, again using movies and the entertainment industry as colourful examples.

  • Creativity and Innovation

    Story Drives Technology • Using stories from the making of over 250 films, from Dirty Dancing to Mortal Kombat to Academy Award Winner Platoon, Mr Kasanoff shows how to be creative to foster innovation and technology. Kasanoff has been involved in many ‘firsts’ in the entertainment industry, including first morphing in a movie (T2); first hit US movie in China (True Lies); first million-selling VHS (Making Michael Jackson’s Thriller) and more. His themes apply to any industry.

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A Touch of the Madness: How to Be More Innovative in Work and Life . . . by Being a Little Crazy

A Touch of the Madness: How to Be More Innovative in Work and Life . . . by Being a Little Crazy

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  • How do I book Larry Kasanoff to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Larry Kasanoff for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Larry Kasanoff, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Larry Kasanoff or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Larry Kasanoff

    Speaking fees for Larry Kasanoff, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Larry Kasanoff are $20,000 - $30,000 for live events and under $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Larry Kasanoff, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Larry Kasanoff speak about?

    Larry Kasanoff is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Creativity Speakers, Entertainers, Entertainment, Innovation, Producers and Directors, Science and Technology, Technology Speakers, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Larry Kasanoff travel from?

    Larry Kasanoff generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Larry Kasanoff’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Larry Kasanoff for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Larry Kasanoff for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Larry Kasanoff or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.
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Renowned Filmmaker, Founder of Lightstorm Entertainment with James Cameron & Threshold Entertainment

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Larry Kasanoff Biography

Larry Kasanoff, Chairman/CEO of Threshold Entertainment, is the Producer or Executive Producer of all MORTAL KOMBAT media including three Number One films, a television series, an animated series, platinum selling soundtracks, direct to dvd, and a live tour.

He is Executive Producer of the box-office smash film, TRUE LIES, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and directed by James Cameron.

Previously, as president and co-founder of Lightstorm Entertainment, Kasanoff supervised production, marketing, publicity and merchandising for the four-time Academy Award winning hit, TERMINATOR 2 JUDGMENT DAY, directed by James Cameron.

He produced two movies with Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow.

Kasanoff - as a producer or studio head - has made over 200 feature films, including DIRTY DANCING and Academy Award Winning Best Picture PLATOON. He has raised well over a billion dollars in the film business.

In the music world, Kasanoff has packaged or produced video projects with several of the world’s biggest talents, including Michael Jackson, The Rolling Stones and Dick Clark. For Terminator 2, he produced MTV’s top video of the year, “You Could Be Mine” with Gun’s ‘N Roses.

Kasanoff holds an MBA from the Wharton School of Business and a BA from Cornell University.

Larry Kasanoff Speaking Topics

  • AI – There is A Lot of Opportunity Before the Machines Take Over

    In addition to his flagship Keynote speech, A Touch of the Madness, based on his book, Larry has a new speech, which does cover a lot of Madness and Innovation, but focuses on AI

  • A Touch of Madness

    How Eccentricity Helps Innovation

  • Be Still and Know

    Motivation for Ideas

  • All the Great Scoundrels

    Lessons in Unlikely Places

  • Globalization

    Produce for the World • The future of entertainment, and all commerce, is the world market, opened to all via technology. How to adapt your product to the global marketplace, again using movies and the entertainment industry as colourful examples.

  • Creativity and Innovation

    Story Drives Technology • Using stories from the making of over 250 films, from Dirty Dancing to Mortal Kombat to Academy Award Winner Platoon, Mr Kasanoff shows how to be creative to foster innovation and technology. Kasanoff has been involved in many ‘firsts’ in the entertainment industry, including first morphing in a movie (T2); first hit US movie in China (True Lies); first million-selling VHS (Making Michael Jackson’s Thriller) and more. His themes apply to any industry.

Larry Kasanoff Videos

  • Mastermind Behind the Scenes with Larry Kasanoff
    From producing box office smashes to identifying the heart of creativity, Larry Kasanoff stands as a colossus in the world of entertainment. With an...
  • What's the Next Big Thing in Film? | Hollywood Producer Reveals All ...
  • Hollywood Producer Talks Risk in Business | Exclusive Q&A With ...

Larry Kasanoff Books

FAQs on booking Larry Kasanoff

  • How do I book Larry Kasanoff to speak at my event?

    Our experienced booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure speakers like Larry Kasanoff for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment since 2002. Click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page to check availability for Larry Kasanoff, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get speaking fee information and check availability for Larry Kasanoff or any other speaker of your choice.
  • What are the speaker fees for Larry Kasanoff

    Speaking fees for Larry Kasanoff, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. The estimated fees to book Larry Kasanoff are $20,000 - $30,000 for live events and under $10,000 for virtual events. For the most current speaking fee to hire Larry Kasanoff, click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak directly with an experienced booking agent.
  • What topics does Larry Kasanoff speak about?

    Larry Kasanoff is a keynote speaker and industry expert whose speaking topics include Business, Creativity Speakers, Entertainers, Entertainment, Innovation, Producers and Directors, Science and Technology, Technology Speakers, Virtual Speakers.
  • Where does Larry Kasanoff travel from?

    Larry Kasanoff generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA, but can be booked for private corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances across the country.
  • Who is Larry Kasanoff’s agent?

    AAE Speakers Bureau has successfully booked keynote speakers like Larry Kasanoff for clients worldwide since 2002. As a full-service speaker booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Please click the Check Availability button above and complete the form on this page including the details of your event, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Larry Kasanoff for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service speaker booking agency?

    AAE Speakers Bureau is a full-service speaker booking agency, meaning we can completely manage the speaker’s or celebrity’s engagement with your organization from the time of booking your speaker through the event’s completion. We provide all of the services you need to host Larry Kasanoff or any other speaker of your choice, including offer negotiation, contractual assistance, accounting and billing, and event speaker travel and logistics services. When you book a speaker with us, we manage the process of hosting a speaker for you as an extension of your team. Our goal is to give our clients peace of mind and a best-in-class service experience when booking a speaker with us.
  • Why is AAE Speakers Bureau different from other booking agencies?

    If you’re looking for the best, unbiased speaker recommendations, paired with a top-notch customer service experience, you’re in the right place. At AAE Speakers Bureau, we exclusively represent the interests of our clients - professional organizations, companies, universities, and associations. We intentionally do not represent the speakers we feature or book. That is so we can present our clients with the broadest and best performing set of speaker options in the market today, and we can make these recommendations without any obligation to promote a specific speaker over another. This is why when our agents suggest a speaker for your event, you can be assured that they are of the highest quality with a history of proven success with our other clients.

Larry Kasanoff is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics such as AI – There is A Lot of Opportunity Before the Machines Take Over, A Touch of Madness, Be Still and Know, All the Great Scoundrels, Globalization and Creativity and Innovation. The estimated speaking fee range to book Larry Kasanoff for your event is $20,000 - $30,000. Larry Kasanoff generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Glen Keane, Matthew Luhn, Sean Astin, Cesar Kuriyama and Sharon Calahan. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Larry Kasanoff for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Larry Kasanoff Speaking Topics

  • AI – There is A Lot of Opportunity Before the Machines Take Over

    In addition to his flagship Keynote speech, A Touch of the Madness, based on his book, Larry has a new speech, which does cover a lot of Madness and Innovation, but focuses on AI

  • A Touch of Madness

    How Eccentricity Helps Innovation

  • Be Still and Know

    Motivation for Ideas

  • All the Great Scoundrels

    Lessons in Unlikely Places

  • Globalization

    Produce for the World • The future of entertainment, and all commerce, is the world market, opened to all via technology. How to adapt your product to the global marketplace, again using movies and the entertainment industry as colourful examples.

  • Creativity and Innovation

    Story Drives Technology • Using stories from the making of over 250 films, from Dirty Dancing to Mortal Kombat to Academy Award Winner Platoon, Mr Kasanoff shows how to be creative to foster innovation and technology. Kasanoff has been involved in many ‘firsts’ in the entertainment industry, including first morphing in a movie (T2); first hit US movie in China (True Lies); first million-selling VHS (Making Michael Jackson’s Thriller) and more. His themes apply to any industry.

Larry Kasanoff Speaker Videos

  • Mastermind Behind the Scenes with Larry Kasanoff
    From producing box office smashes to identifying the heart of creativity, Larry Kasanoff stands as a colossus in the world of entertainment. With an uncanny ability to bet on the underdog and turn it...
    What's the Next Big Thing in Film? | Hollywood Producer Reveals All ...
  • Hollywood Producer Talks Risk in Business | Exclusive Q&A With ...

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Speakers Similar to Larry Kasanoff

This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

If you are the talent and wish to request a profile update or removal from our online directory, please submit a profile request form.

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