Kyle Newman is an American-born filmmaker whose directorial work encompasses a number of feature films including, The Hollow, a modern retelling of Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Fanboys, a Star Wars-themed comedy starring Kristen Bell and Seth Rogen, produced by Kevin Spacey and distributed by The Weinstein Company as well as the action-comedy Barely Lethal, starring Oscar Nominees Hailee Steinfeld and Samuel L. Jackson alongside Jessica Alba, for producer Brett Ratner, released by prestigious A24 Films. He has directed music videos for some of the industry’s top artists including Taylor Swift (“Style”, “Clean”), Lana Del Rey (“Summertime Sadness”) and created the video content for Taylor Swift’s 1989 World Tour featuring Lena Dunham, Cara Delevigne, Selena Gomez and more. In 2016 Newman produced the critically acclaimed documentary Raiders: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made, about three teenagers who set out to recreate Steven Spielberg’s classic Raiders of the Lost Ark shot-for-shot in 1982, which distributed by Drafthouse Films. He is also the co-creater, co-writer of the upcoming animted feature film Gnome Alone. Newman, an honors graduate of New York University’s School of Film/TV, has written and/or directed for clients including The Microsoft Corp., Interscope Records, Starz Entertainment, The Coca-Cola Company, Starwars.com, Entertainment Weekly, Big Machine Records, Pacific Life Insurance, Games For Windows, Titan Publishing, Universal Republic Music, The Saturday Group and Lucasfilm, Ltd.
November 23, 2016
Check out Howl Premium and use promo code FRANCHISE to hear the entire Season 4 of The Franchise: Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts. Join Kyle Newman and Razzle Dangerously as they tackle the most successful film series of all time. In Episode 1, We kick off Season 4 with a look at the film that launched the phenomenon The Sorcerer’s Stone as well as its darker sequel The Chamber of Secrets. Friend of The Franchise, concept artist Paul Bateman (who also appears in the film series!) joins to chat all things Harry along with actress and Potter-fanatic Georgie Flores, star of Freeform’s upcoming series Famous in Love.