Retired Sergeant Major Keith L. Craig
U. S. Ambassador, 32-year Veteran, Humanitarian, and International Best- selling Author, Keith “SGT. MAJOR” Craig, is a Hollywood Executive, an industry change-agent, and champion for filmmakers. The former Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, Distribution Executive is a multibillion dollar media leader, driven to diversify storytelling around the world.
The former combat hero, turned media mogul, “Sgt. Major” Craig earned 52 awards and decorations in his past life, but is now revered for his contribution to major studio releases such as Disney’s Oscar-winning Coco, and The Lion King, Marvel's “Best Film The Black Panther, Lucas’ film Star Wars: The Last Jedi, as well as Marvel's Guardians of Galaxy, and Thor Ragnarok. Craig is now the Co-Founder and CEO of Porter + Craig Film and Media Distribution in Beverly Hills, California, and has forged strong partnerships with Escala Entertainment in Canada, Levl Studios in Atlanta, GA, Maverick Post- Production Studios in Mumbai, India. He came into prominence when he led Disney to an industry domestic record of $3.7billion in 2019, as Theatrical Sales and Distribution Manager for their Central Division.
As Executive Producer, Consultant and Investor, Craig strategizes to ensure that the entertainment culture is equitable and inclusionary for promising media content producers. He is consulting new filmmakers and expanding inclusionary global partnerships dedicated to catapulting women, independent films and television programming for domestic, Nollywood, Bollywood, and Canadian movie-makers. Amongst a Myriad of new theatrical releases, via his newest ventures, Craig’s pursuits leads him to the American Film Market, Sundance, Cannes, Berlin Film Festivals, annually to provide advocacy for the independent filmmakers, while seeking fresh content, unique and colorful storytelling, for distribution.