Building your career from Getting In to Getting It All
Steve Hickner presents a holistic look at your working life. The reality is that you are not looking for a job—you are looking for a career and know the difference. A job might last two to three years where as a career is “a life” in the animation business. Steve presents an engaging opportunity to build a point of view and help you get in this industry and continue to grow.
Steve 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 Balto. His director credits include Bee Movie and 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, Antz, Shark Tale, Madagascar, Over the Hedge and others. His television credits include such favorites as He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and Fat Albert and the Cosby Kids. He is most jealous that his wife got to meet Walt Disney during a trip to Disneyland and Charles M. Schulz while working on the Rose Parade.