James Hamilton

James is a multi award winning comedy writer and sketch comedian based in London, specialising in writing for animation. He was written on 55 episodes of Cartoon Network’s multi BAFTA winning show THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL, and wrote ‘The Copycats’, an episode which recently won two British Animation Awards. Most recently he has been writing regularly for Disney’s SPACE CHICKENS IN SPACE, and Frederator Studios’s BRAVEST WARRIORS, alongside other writing work for TV and the internet.

He also has an extensive background in live comedy, as the creative lead of critically ac-claimed UK sketch group “Casual Violence” – whose shows are regularly programmed at the Soho Theatre in London and other high profile UK venues. He created and co-wrote popular podcast series HECTOR VS THE FUTURE and regularly creates comedy sketches for Casual Violence’s YouTube channel.

James is represented by Gotham Group in the US, working in association with GHA.

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TELEVISION
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SPACE CHICKENS IN SPACE
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Disney/Gingerbread Animation
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Commissioned to write multiple episodes on new animated comedy series
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UNTITLED
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Wildseed Studios
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Commissioned to write on new animated series
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BRAVEST WARRIORS Series 4
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Frederator Studios
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Commissioned to write on animated series
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THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Series 6
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Turner/Cartoon Network
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THE HAPPOS FAMILY Series 2
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Turner/Cyber Group Studios
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Commissioned to write 2 x episodes 'Super Support' & 'Cannon Fodder'
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THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Series 5
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Turner/Cartoon Network
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(Winner) British Animation Awards “Best Children’s Series”
(Winner) British Animation Awards “Children’s Choice”
(Nominated) BAFTA Children's Award for Best Writing
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XEPHOS & HONEYDEW
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YouTube Red/Yogscast
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THE ODDBODS SHOW
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One Animation
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Commissioned to cowrite one episode 'Mind Control' for animated preschool comedy series
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THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Series 4
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Turner/Cartoon Network
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Writing Team on award-winning animated comedy series
ONLINE
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CASUAL VIOLENCE!
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The Whole Buffalo Ltd
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Creator & Writer of online sketch series
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VIOLENT NIGHT
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The Whole Buffalo Ltd
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Creator & Writer of online sketch series
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TALES OF CASUAL VIOLENCE
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The Whole Buffalo Ltd
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Creator & Writer of online sketch series
RADIO/AUDIO
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HECTOR VS THE FUTURE
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Stuff That Talks Productions
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Creator & Writer on comedy podcast series
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WOODEN OVERCOATS
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Audioscribble Productions
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Writer seasons 2 & 3
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SKETCHORAMA
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BBC Radio 4
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Writer & performer
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SKETCHORAMA EXTRA
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Radio 4 Extra
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Writer & performer
TELEVISION
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SPACE CHICKENS IN SPACE Disney/Gingerbread Animation Commissioned to write multiple episodes on new animated comedy series
UNTITLED Wildseed Studios Commissioned to write on new animated series
BRAVEST WARRIORS Series 4 Frederator Studios Commissioned to write on animated series
THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Series 6 Turner/Cartoon Network Writing Team
THE HAPPOS FAMILY Series 2 Turner/Cyber Group Studios Commissioned to write 2 x episodes 'Super Support' & 'Cannon Fodder'
THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Series 5 Turner/Cartoon Network Writing Team
(Winner) British Animation Awards “Best Children’s Series”
(Winner) British Animation Awards “Children’s Choice”
(Nominated) BAFTA Children's Award for Best Writing
XEPHOS & HONEYDEW YouTube Red/Yogscast Writer
THE ODDBODS SHOW One Animation Commissioned to cowrite one episode 'Mind Control' for animated preschool comedy series
THE AMAZING WORLD OF GUMBALL Series 4 Turner/Cartoon Network Writing Team on award-winning animated comedy series
ONLINE
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CASUAL VIOLENCE! The Whole Buffalo Ltd Creator & Writer of online sketch series
VIOLENT NIGHT The Whole Buffalo Ltd Creator & Writer of online sketch series
TALES OF CASUAL VIOLENCE The Whole Buffalo Ltd Creator & Writer of online sketch series
RADIO/AUDIO
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HECTOR VS THE FUTURE Stuff That Talks Productions Creator & Writer on comedy podcast series
WOODEN OVERCOATS Audioscribble Productions Writer seasons 2 & 3
SKETCHORAMA BBC Radio 4 Writer & performer
SKETCHORAMA EXTRA Radio 4 Extra Writer & performer