An award-winning film director and Tony Award nominated producer, Craig Saavedra is co-founder of Starry Night Entertainment.
Saavedra has directed the feature films "Sherman's Way" (Best Feature Film winner: Cinequest Film Festival, Newport Film Festival, Jackson Hole Film Festival)
starring James LeGros, Enrico Colantoni, Michael Shulman and Donna Murphy and "Rhapsody In Bloom" (Best Feature Film winner: Hollywood Film Festival) starring Penelope Ann Miller and Ron Silver.
Saavedra has also produced and/or supervised the production/development of numerous film and television projects including "Only You" (starring Academy Award winner Helen Hunt), "Gross Misconduct" (Jimmy Smits and Naomi Watts), "December Boys" (Daniel Radcliffe) "The Real MacCaw" (Jason Robards), "At First Sight" (Jonathan Silverman), "Closer and Closer" (Kim Delaney) and the hit TV series "The Man From Snowy River."
He has held senior management positions at entertainment companies such as Becker Entertainment (President, Film Division), Producer Representatives Organization (Sr. Vice President, Production), Big Time Pictures (Director of Development), Storer Communications (Vice President, Marketing) and Weintraub Entertainment Group (creative executive).
Saavedra lives in Los Angeles and New York.