https://youtu.be/PrjJPPP4mpQ Congratulations to Karthik, Guha, and all my friends & family at Vicarious Visions on your 25th Anniversary! I loved being a small part of it and very much look… read more Vicarious Visions 25th Anniversary
WHERE PLAY IS SERIOUS BUSINESS Craig Derrick works in an office that has a bookshelf devoted to comic books as well as a pair of seen-better-days stand-up arcade consoles. One… read more “Where Play is Serious Business”
December 10, 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.