Craig Gerber

Craig Gerber – Executive Producer, Firebuds Craig Gerber is the Emmy®-award winning creator and executive producer of Disney Junior's new animated series "Firebuds." He previously created and executive produced the hit, award-winning series "Sofia the First" and "Elena of Avalor," which featured Disney's first Latina princess. Gerber began his career in animation as a writer on the Disney Fairies film, "The Pirate Fairy." Prior to that, he was a live action screenwriter and award-winning short film director. A graduate of USC's School of Cinematic Arts, he resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three sons.

Participant Schedule

Saturday 10/15


Pitching Your Show: Insights from Show Creators

Saturday 10/15 4:30PM - 5:30PM Room 102

Disney TV Animation, Steve Loter, Craig Gerber, Natasha Kline, Frank Montagna, Alfredo Marun, Chelsea Beyl

Join us as Disney Television Animation show creators discuss the creative process that drives a successful pitch and into early development.  They will discuss how to generate ideas for original shows, IP, the challenges that come with pitching both, and tips on thriving in the long development process.