Craig Gerber is co-executive producer of Disney Junior's animated television movie Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess and the animated series Sofia the First. Gerber developed both the movie and the series and serves as story editor on the series. He is also sole screenwriter on Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess.
Gerber has also written for the Disney Fairies film franchise. His prior work includes writing screenplays for Rogue Pictures, Radar Pictures and Intrepid Films.
A graduate of the USC School of Cinema-Television, Gerber's career took off after he participated in a screenwriting showcase at the university that led to a major Hollywood studio optioning the first script he had ever written. Gerber is also an award-winning short film director whose comedic short Hang Time, won Best Narrative Short at the Sonoma Valley Film Festival and Best Digital Short at the Sedona Film Festival in 2003.
Originally from New York City, Gerber currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and two young children.