Rebecca Sugar is an American animator, screenwriter, producer, singer, songwriter, and creator of Cartoon Network series Steven Universe.
Hey! It's the brilliant animator, writer and songwriter Rebecca Sugar! Creator of the wildly popular Steven Universe. She's earned six Primetime Emmy Award nominations for the series and is the first non-binary woman to independently create a series for Cartoon Network. Rebecca discusses the inspiration behind the show, creating femme characters and dealing with fan feedback. Plus, Jesse and Rebecca talk about some of their favorite cartoons growing up!
Original release date: October 9, 2017. Showrunner Rebecca Sugar sits down with Cameron to discuss bi identity, coming out at Comic-Con, and Steven Universe.
The multi-talented Rebecca Sugar is the creator and showrunner of the wildly imaginative Steven Universe on Cartoon Network. Ted, Aimee, and Rebecca discuss how the show is able to appeal to both children and adults, how to tackle a blank page, and how early love of some art (and rejection of others) influenced their careers. Oh, and also, what art is for, what it means and what its purpose is.
Cameron sits down with showrunner Rebecca Sugar to discuss the importance of queer animated content, being bi and out, and using art to be and feel safe.
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Jul 9th, 1987
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5 hours, 54 minutes
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