J.C. Hutchins crafts award-winning transmedia narratives, screenplays and novels for companies such as 20th Century Fox, A&E, Cinemax, Discovery, FOX Broadcasting, Infiniti, Macmillan Publishers and Harebrained Schemes. He has been profiled by The New York Times, The Washington Post, NPR’s Weekend Edition, ABC Radio and the BBC.
J.C.’s recent work includes writing roles on immersive online prequels for X-Men: Days of Future Past and FOX’s sci-fi TV series Almost Human. He also co-wrote the transmedia experience Body/Mind/Change starring director David Cronenberg, and Infiniti’s groundbreaking responsive film, Deja View.
J.C. has also helped extend the storyworlds of entertainment properties such as Cinemax’s espionage series Hunted, A&E’s miniseries Stephen King’s Bag of Bones and Discovery’s The Colony.
J.C. began his career as a new media novelist, using strategies such as podcasting, social media and crowdsourcing to create and distribute his acclaimed 7th Son thriller novels. The years-long endeavor was successful: 7th Son: Descent was later published by St. Martin’s Press.
His 2009 novel Personal Effects: Dark Art featured online and physical transmedia elements that blurred the reader’s role from passive consumer to active participant.