Biography

Crashlander Studios is headed up by James Hutchinson, an award-winning Creative Director, previously at WDDG and Big Spaceship in New York, and most recently The Walt Disney Company in Los Angeles.

With over 15 years experience designing entertainment projects, Crashlander Studios has partnered with clients such as Disney, Lucasfilm, Pixar, Lego, Sesame Workshop, Wrigley, Ubisoft, Cartoon Network, Warner Bros, and many more.

The work has garnered numerous awards: a Daytime Emmy, a Kidscreen Award, a Webby, two Flashforward awards, and an Art Director’s Club Silver Cube. James has also been recognized by Adobe's '10 Years of Flash' Anniversary, featured in numerous books and articles, and delivered talks at conferences in San Francisco, London, Singapore, and Belgium.

If you're looking for award-winning creative direction, exceptional design, help building and guiding teams, or some animation, please get in touch at james@crashlander.com

Awards
2018 Winner | Gold , The Telly Awards
Welcome to the Disney Store
2017 Hermes Creative Award , Hermes Creative Awards
Disney x Coach
2017 AVA Digital Award | Platinum , AVA Digital Awards
Disney x Coach
2017 IAC Award | Best of Show , Internet Advertising Competition
Disney x Coach
2017 Winner | Bronze , The Telly Awards
Disney x Coach
2012 Site of the Day , FWA Awards
Lux Ahoy
2010 MI6 Silver Award , MI6
Ubiworld
2010 Kidscreen Award , Kidscreen
The Electric Company
2010 Daytime Entertainment Creative Arts Emmy , Television Academy
The Electric Company
2005 Flashforward Award , Flashforward New York
Emerald Nuts
2005 Webby Awards , The Webbys
Emerald Nuts
2005 ADC Silver Cube , The Art Directors Club
Emerald Nuts
2005 Horizon Interactive Award , Horizon Interactive
Emerald Nuts
2005 Dottie Award , The Dotties
Emerald Nuts
2005 SXSW Interactive Award , SXSW
Emerald Nuts
2004 WMA WebAward , Web Marketing Association
Emerald Nuts
2001 Flashforward Award , Flashforward Amsterdam
Preschool Protocops
2000 Flashforward Award , Flashforward London
Ultrashock Intro
1999 IVCA Gold Award , International Visual Communication Association
Matinee.co.uk
1998 Shocked Site of the Day | 10th July , Macromedia
Matinee.co.uk