Craig Titley is a feature film and television writer/producer who began his film career in the Hollywood trenches as a production assistant for feature films and television movies. He spent three years in film development as an assistant story editor for director Joe Dante (Gremlins, Innerspace) and a creative executive for Nickelodeon Movies before going on to become a successful screenwriter, penning the first live-action Scooby-Doo movie (co-story with James Gunn), Cheaper by the Dozen (story), and Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief. His latest feature film projects include adaptations of Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea (with Sam Raimi producing), Arabian Nights, and Dean Koontz's Oddkins. Titley's films have grossed nearly a billion dollars in worldwide box office.
In television, Titley worked with George Lucas and Lucasfilm Animation, penning episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. He was a writer/producer on the NBC super-hero series The Cape and is an Executive Producer and Writer on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
Titley was born in Mattoon, Illinois. He is a graduate of Eastern Illinois University (with degrees in both English and Business Management), received his MFA from the University of Southern California's Peter Stark Program, and is completing a Ph.D. in Mythological Studies at Pacifica Grrduate Institute, home of the Joseph Campbell library. He recently launched Discount Anarchy, an all-in entertainment company for film and television production, publishing, games, music, artist management and concert promotion.