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Joseph works as a freelance writer and creative consultant, specialising in gaming and animation. 

His extensive portfolio includes films for Ubisoft, Square Enix, Creative Assembly, Garena, Mediatonic, Digital Extremes, and more. His work includes projects for Justin Bieber, Cristiano Ronaldo and Lil Baby, and ranges from AAA trailers to limited edition manga. 


He has also worked with AAA developers on in-game narrative development, consulting on concept, character and world-building.  

He brings a decade of varied writing experience to his work: an award-winning comedy and theatre background; extensive experience working with Aardman Animations; his own Radio 4 show, Joseph Morpurgo's Walking Tour; and TV and radio credits across a range of genres.  


Joseph's is able to help with:  

- winning pitches: developing original film concepts from client briefs (or from scratch), then collaborating with agencies to present that vision to the client. 

- writing scripts: turning concept ideas into fully-realised scripts, and working closely with directors to develop the best possible film.   

- fine-tuning stories: streamlining, restructuring and improving existing scripts at production stage. 

Beyond animation & gaming, Joseph has also worked with agencies including BrandOpus, ODD London and Brokkr, developing pitches and scripts for the likes of Tea India, Princes, Tanqueray and Craft Gin Club.

Joseph is always happy to hear from new collaborators - so please do get in touch via the contact form.




Selected Portfolio

Toon Blast: Tumbleweed

Blinkink, 2020

(dir. Louis Clichy) 


Animated short directed by Louis Clichy (Pixar, Asterix). 135 million + views on YouTube.

Warframe: Ascension Day

Passion Pictures, 2022

(dir. David Pagaille)


Standalone anime film for Digital Extremes' long-running Warframe franchise. 

Free Fire: Booyah Day

Passion Pictures, 2021

(dir. Jon Saunders)


Action-driven animated short. Nominated for Best Digital 2D Animation at the Creative Circle Awards 2022. 

Rainbow Six Siege: What Is R6 Siege?

Ubisoft, 2023

(dir. Siege Tales )


Animated explainer for Ubisoft's Rainbow Six Siege series

Fall Guys: Sunken Secrets

Passion Pictures, 2023

(dir. Kyra & Constantin)


Season reveal trailer for the popular Fall Guys franchise  

AXE: Shonen Baby Manga

Strange Beast, 2023

(dir. Future Power Station)

30-page Manga comic, building a fantastical revenge narrative for hip-hop star Lil Baby. Released as a limited edition physical zine in July 2023. 

Animals on the Edge

Passion Pictures, 2022

(dir. Tim Hope)


Conservation awareness campaign, featuring Mae Martin, Julian Barratt, Rhys Darby and more.   

Free Fire: Legend of the Bounty Hunter

Passion Pictures, 2021

(dir. Timekeepers)


CGI animated trailer for FPS Free Fire, featuring Cristiano Ronaldo. 15m + IG views.

Further Work

Torchlight Infinite: Mirror (dir. Thomas Reteuna and Rudy Parfaite, 2022)

Free Fire: Bieber (Reunite The World) (dir. Dave Scanlon. 2022)

Free Fire: Bieber (5th Anniversary Trailer) (dir. Dave Scanlon. 2022)

Free Fire: Bieber (Beautiful Life Music Video) (dir. Dave Scanlon, 2022)

Hyenas: Launch Trailer (dir Jon Saunders, 2022)

Rise of Kingdoms: Egypt (dir. againstallodds, 2022)

Fall Guys: Official Gift Grab Trailer (dir. Kyra & Constantin, 2023)

Guild Wars II: Age of Dragons (dir. againstallodds, 2022)

Free Fire: Lucha Libra AAA (dir. Mads Broni, 2022)

Free Fire: Project Cobra (dir. Jon Saunders, 2021)

Erste Group: Believe in Tomorrow (dir. Mark Waring, 2021) 

Rise of Kingdoms: Vikings (dir. againstallodds, 2021) 

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