Biography

Saul began his career as an animator for the Walt Disney Studios working on the hit films Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Mulan, & Tarzan. He made his directorial debut with the hip action-adventure series Spy Groove for MTV. Shortly thereafter, he re-joined Disney, directing the films Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo & Kronk’s New Groove, starring Eartha Kitt & David Spade. Saul also consulted in development on the DISNEY films: Tinkerbell, Fox and The Hound II, Brother Bear II, Cinderella III, and Dumbo II. 

Saul has directed high profile commercials for clients such as Best Buy, Dunkin’ Donuts, ESPN, Subway, Mercedes Benz, EA Sports & Build-A-Bear and has consulted for animation studios internationally in London, Tel Aviv, Toronto, Seoul, Dublin, Vancouver & China. Saul was a director on the smash hit Disney show Doc McStuffins, supervising director on The Numberlys and consulting producer on The Stinky & Dirty Show; both for AMAZON. For Netflix, Saul was consulting director on the hit show Barbie Dreamhouse Adventures and was supervising director on Llama Llama starring Jennifer Garner. Currently, Saul is the supervising producer on the Dreamworks hit show Madagascar: A Little Wild on Hulu/Peacock.

Saul speaks around the world sharing practical tools for success, meaning and fulfillment in all aspects of life! He also hosts the inspirational weekly podcast, Life of AWESOME!

Saul lives in Los Angeles with his wife Marion and their four children.

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A talk that touches the depth of motivation, humility and hard work with a hidden touch of spirituality... a must live!!
– Arturon Kanner
Saul was, without a doubt, one of the most engaging and powerful speakers we have ever! Everyone sat mesmerized by his life story and the fascinating work that he does in Hollywood. Most importantly, he left them with crucial messages about the importance of overcoming challenges and hard work.
– Adam Englander
In my many years of experience I have rarely seen someone engage an audience on that level. From the very start, Saul had everyone on the edge of their seats and by the end, cheering with their hands in the air. His story of personal and professional growth was truly inspiring. Everyone needs to hear it!
– Mr. Black
Saul’s presentation is entertaining, refreshing, and sincere. Our audience was enraptured from beginning to end!
– Abraham Steinberg
Saul's presentation was engaging, heartfelt and inspirational. Many commented to me that he was the best speaker that they've ever heard!
– Jonathan Kroll
Mr.Blinkoff's speech was unlike any speech I've ever heard!
– Yitzchak Kaminetsky
Saul Blinkoff is such an amazing speaker and person, and a true inspiration to anyone. I could hear him speak 1,000 times!
– Mayrav Saketkhou

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April 24, 2024
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November 18, 2023
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