Professor Bill Kroyer invites you to a special guest lecture by Animation Director/Producer/Story Man
Steve Hickner
Thursday, April 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Folino Theater.
Hickner will discuss his experiences in creating stories for animated feature films and offer advice on beginning a career in the animation business.

Portrait of animation guru Steve Hickner
Hickner has spent the past thirty years working at some of the most fabled studios in animation; including: DreamWorks, Disney, Amblimation, Aardman, Hanna-Barbera and Filmation. He has worked on both the production and artistic sides of the process, serving as Producer on such films as:
American Tail II: Fievel Goes West
We’re Back! A Dinosaur’s Story
, and
. His director credits include
Bee Movie
The Prince of Egypt.
In addition, he has contributed to such feature films as
Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
The Little Mermaid
The Great Mouse Detective
Shark Tale
Over the Hedge
Shrek Forever After
, and 2014 productions
Peabody and Sherman
. His television credits include such favorites as

and the Masters of the Universe
Fat Albert
and the
Cosby Kids

All are welcome!