Craig Detweiler


Filmmaker and author Craig Detweiler, Ph.D., is dean of the College of Fine Arts and Production at Grand Canyon University and the President of The Wedgwood Circle.

He wrote the screenplays for THE DUKE, the comedic road trip, EXTREME DAYS, and directed the award-winning documentary REMAND, narrated by Angela Bassett. 

His award-winning books include iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives (2013), Selfies: Searching for the Image of God in a Digital Age (2018), and his latest, Deep Focus: Film and Theology in Dialogue, co-authored with Robert K. Johnston and Kutter Callaway. 

Craig’s cultural commentary has been featured on ABC’s Nightline, CNN, NPR, and in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Detweiler served as a professor at Fuller Seminary, Biola University, and Pepperdine University. Variety honored Detweiler as their 2016 Mentor of the Year.