Rebecca Sugar is the creator of Cartoon Network’s Emmy-nominated series Steven Universe, an animated
coming-of-age story told from the perspective of Steven, the “little brother” to a team of magical guardians of humanity—the Crystal Gems.
After graduating from the School of Visual Arts (SVA) with a BFA in Animation, Sugar joined Adventure Time in 2009. During her time on the iconic series as a storyboard artist and writer, Sugar garnered both Emmy nominations and an Annie Award win, as well a deep fan base following the many songs she wrote for the show.
Sugar was included in Variety’s Hollywood’s New Leaders 2016: The Creatives list, where she
was recognized alongside other notable artists such as Damien Chazelle, Jerrod Carmichael and Donald
Glover. A children’s book adaptation of the Emmy-nominated Steven Universe episode The Answer also
written by Sugar became a New York Times bestseller.