I had a great time visiting Vancouver, British Columbia and speaking at Pocket Gamer Connects with these fine gentlemen! Panel: From Indie to Hollywood – Getting the best from Third… read more Pocket Gamer Connects
I’m proud to announce the formation of an official chapter of the IGDA right here in Albany! We had our first meeting last night upstairs at the Albany Pump Station… read more Albany IGDA Inaugural Meeting
November 15, 2002
Craig Derrick is an award-winning, creative executive with a track record for developing some of Hollywood's top brands into blockbuster games, including one of the biggest hits in mobile gaming, the $1B+ top-grossing Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff, and his leadership across the storied Star Wars, Indiana Jones, and Monkey Island franchises.
In his role at The Walt Disney Company, Craig directs a portfolio of global, interactive products, partners, and initiatives for Lucasfilm Games, including the upcoming LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, the squad-based arena combat game, Star Wars: Hunters, the recently announced Indiana Jones project from Bethesda Game Studios, and the upcoming cinematic action-adventure game, Star Wars Eclipse.
Prior to re-joining Lucasfilm, Craig directed the development of Fifth Journey's creative, gaming, and VR/AR slate focusing on the Asian markets, and previously, was the head of production at TinyCo, where he was instrumental in directing the studios first licensed IP titles, brands, and partnerships. Before that, he spent seven years at LucasArts overseeing groundbreaking titles, including Star Wars: 1313, and started his career at Parallax Software on the innovative first-person shooter series, Descent.
Craig is also a member of the Producers Guild of America and an active contributor to the game & academic communities. He’s written for Game Developer magazine, spoken at the Game Developers Conference and San Diego Comic-Con, and interviewed by Bloomberg, Venture Beat, USA Today, and other online & print news sites.