The Go For Launch companies were formed by Philip and Lorraine Cruden, a creative team with more than 45 years combined experience working on animated feature films, TV series and games. 

Before starting Go For Launch, Phil worked in the animation industry as a Layout Supervisor, Director, Production Designer and Art Director on both 2D and CG projects for some of the leading companies in the field including 20th Century Fox, Fox TV, Nickelodeon, O Entertainment, Paramount, Universal, Warner Brothers and Sony, on feature films that have had a combined gross box office draw of $876 million worldwide. 

Since forming Go For Launch Productions Phil and Lorraine have worked with a small team of talented, versatile artists on a variety of animated TV series, feature films and games.  Check out the Projects Page to learn more.  Whatever the project; whether full scale animated feature, TV series, Web-series or app game, whatever the style; sci-fy realism or cartoony fun, whatever the budget, Go For Launch Productions has the experience and knowledge to help you get it done!

Drop us a line on our Contacts Page, we'd love to hear about your projects and discuss how we can help get them done!

Philip A Cruden

Position: Creative Director and Founder
Location: Glendale, AZ

Phil has a passion for film making and has been privileged to spend the past 24 years indulging that passion making animated feature films, TV shows and games.  He also has a passion for all things NASA!

Lorraine Cruden

Position: Producer, Project Manager, Founder
Location: Glendale, AZ

Lorraine began her career as a computer programmer and systems analyst in the banking field, little knowing she would one day work in the entertainment industry!

Malachi Bazan

Position: Game Lead and Music Guru
Location:  Nevada City, CA

Malachi has over 11 years experience in CG modeling and game design and has an obsession with music which he indulges producing and creating music under the name Revenge of The Platypus!

Joe Martin Jr.

Position: Marketing/Sales Lead
Location: Los Angles, CA

Joe is a Feature Filme 3D animator who loves to sit and watch entertainment as much as he loves to make it.  You may also find him struggling to keep a tennis ball in play on his local tennis court.