animation

April 22, 2013 - 11:05am
DJ, actress, music video director and voice of Flame Princess on the hit animated TV series, 'Adventure Time': Jessica DiCicco is doing it all, and she's only getting started.

“Flame Princess! Flame Princess! Flame Princess!”

A crowd of people wearing fiery-colored dresses, red wigs, cat-eared hoods and green backpacks suddenly rushed the stage as Jessica DiCicco was deejaying.

October 17, 2012 - 10:50pm
The DreamWorks CEO and co-founder muses on media distribution, film innovation and success at the USA Today CEO Forum.

Once all the seats in the Hergenhan Auditorium were filled, the enormous level of interest in USA Today’s CEO Forum was apparent when students unsuccessfully attempted to sit on the aisle stairs to view the session.

December 14, 2010 - 1:27am
SU professor Larry Elin led the team of computer animators that brought the original 'TRON' to life -- and spurred a motion picture revolution.

Larry Elin spent most of 1981 holed up in his Elmsford, N.Y., office, staring at a boxy, 8-bit computer that crashed almost as often as it worked.


His fellow employees at MAGI Synthavision, a tiny computer graphics firm, regularly stayed overnight to work on the project. If anyone needed a nap, they curled up under their desks. If the computer went down, they all struggled to fix it.


And after 12 months of work, the team finally had something to show for it: a 22-minute sequence in the 1982 cult classic TRON.