Rayne Roberts has been a development executive at Lucasfilm since 2012. She was instrumental in the development and production of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Rogue One, The Last Jedi, Solo, and The Rise of Skywalker. Her film background includes several years as a development executive at Gold Circle Films, a role as an Associate Producer on the award-winning documentary The Fair Trade, and time spent as a contributing Story Analyst for Alcon Entertainment, and The Kennedy/Marshall Company. Prior to working in film, Rayne spent nine years producing and art-directing fashion, portrait, and documentary photography as a photo editor at Vibe Magazine, and also at Teen People Magazine. Roberts received her BFA in Photography & Imaging from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, and holds a Certificate in Producing from the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television.
Rayne continues to photograph and exhibit fine art photography, and in 2018 she directed her first short film, It’s Snowing Outside.
Rayne is currently focused on developing new films for Lucasfilm’s theatrical slate, and is also co-developing the upcoming Leslye Headland-created Star Wars series for Disney+.