Craig Derrick is a dynamic leader, blending expertise in game development, publishing, and licensing with a stellar track record for crafting blockbuster games that have generated nearly two billion dollars in revenue and delighted millions of fans worldwide.
In his role at The Walt Disney Company, Craig leads the product vision, strategy, operations, and execution for a multi-year, high-profile portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands for Lucasfilm Games. He directs and manages a team of producers while overseeing all aspects of production across multiple development partners, including Quantic Dream's cinematic action-adventure game Star Wars Eclipse, Indiana Jones and the Great Circle from Bethesda, the critically successful Return to Monkey Island, Epic Games' Fortnite and Metaverse integrations, the upcoming multiplayer squad-based Star Wars: Hunters, and the fastest-selling LEGO game in history, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.
Before rejoining Lucasfilm, Craig co-founded and led creative for Fifth Journey, a venture dedicated to bridging Western and Asian markets for Hollywood studios and talent, with notable collaborations, including Kevin Hart. In his previous role, he led production at TinyCo, where he was instrumental in developing the studio's first licensed games, including one of the biggest hits in mobile gaming, Family Guy: The Quest for Stuff. During his seven-year tenure at LucasArts, he developed the playbook for revitalizing and incubating blockbuster IPs, such as Star Wars 1313, and began his game career at Parallax Software, creators of the revolutionary first-person shooter series Descent.
Craig is a member of the Producers Guild of America and The British Academy of Film and Television Arts. He actively contributes to the film, game, and academic communities and is passionate about creating immersive, engaging, and memorable stories that resonate with diverse audiences, showcasing the power and potential of gaming as a storytelling medium.