Craig Gerber sits down with me to talk about his fatherhood journey. He shares the values he looks to instill into his kids as they grow up. Craig shares how his kids inspire his TV shows and series. After that we talk about his new Disney+ series, Firebuds. In addition we talk about the the casting process for Firebuds. Lastly, we finish the interview with the Fatherhood Quick Five.
About Craig Gerber
EmmyAward winner Craig Gerber is creator and executive producer of Disney Branded Television’s upcoming animated series Firebuds, about a team of young kids, who are the children of first responders, and their talking vehicle sidekicks as they embark on adventures together and learn what it truly means to be a hero.
He is also creator/executive producer of Disney’s Elena of Avalor, which follows Princess Elena, Disney’s first princess inspired by diverse Latin cultures and folklore. Gerber received his second Emmy Award for Outstanding Writing in a Preschool Animated Program for his work on the series. Craig Gerber also developed and served as executive producer of Disney Junior’s hit award-winning animated series Sofia the First, for which he won an Emmy Award for writing the series’ theme song.
Gerber has also written for the Disney Fairies film franchise. His prior work includes writing screenplays for Rogue Pictures, Radar Pictures and Intrepid Films. Originally from New York City, Gerber currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and three young sons, Miles, Desmond and Beau. Make sure you follow Craig on Twitter at @CraigGerber_ and on Instagram at @craigsgerber. Plus check out Firebuds on Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney+.
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About The Art of Fatherhood Podcast
The Art of Fatherhood Podcast follows the journey of fatherhood. Your host, Art Eddy talks with dads from all around the world where they share their thoughts on fatherhood. Please leave a review wherever you listen to podcasts.