Newman in 2015
|Born||March 16, 1976|
Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.
|Alma mater||New York University|
|Occupation||Film director, producer, screenwriter, editor, author|
(m. 2007; sep. 2020)
He has directed music videos for Taylor Swift ("Style") ("Clean") and Lana Del Rey ("Summertime Sadness"), and created the video content for Taylor Swift's The 1989 World Tour featuring Lena Dunham, Cara Delevingne, 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 was distributed by Drafthouse Films. He is the co-creator, co-story writer of the Netflix Original animated feature film Gnome Alone. Newman also Executive Produced the upcoming film Happily alongside Jack Black.
2018 saw the release of his first book Dungeons & Dragons Art & Arcana: A Visual History via Ten Speed Press/ Penguin Random House in association with Wizards of the Coast. It received nomimations for a Locus Award, a Diana Jones Award and a Hugo Award. In October 2020, Newman's latest book Heroes' Feast: The Official Dungeons & Dragons Cookbook will be published by Ten Speed Press/ Penguin Random House in association with Wizards of the Coast, reuniting the author team.
Newman, an honors graduate of New York University's School of Film/TV, and receipt of the Martin Scorsese Award for "Excellence in Directing" has written and/or directed for clients including Microsoft, 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 Records, Saturday Group and Lucasfilm, Ltd.
In March 2006, while working on the set of Fanboys, he met actress and former model Jaime King. Newman proposed in spring 2007, and the two married on November 23, 2007 in an "intimate and relaxed" ceremony in Los Angeles at Greystone Park and Manor, where Newman had proposed.
Their first son was born on October 6, 2013. In February 2015, it was announced King was pregnant with the couple's second child. King gave birth to their second son on July 16, 2015. In May 2020, King filed divorce from Newman after 13 years of marriage. King also filed a domestic violence prevention petition and was granted a temporary restraining order against Newman.
|2012||Star Wars: Smuggler's Gambit - Live Stage Show||Director, producer and writer|
|2013||The Return of Return of the Jedi: 30 Years and Counting (documentary)||Director, producer and writer|
|Ralph McQuarrie: Tribute to a Master (documentary)||Associate producer and interviewer|
|2015||Star Wars: Smuggler's Bounty - Live Stage Show||Director, producer and writer|
|Taylor Swift's 1989 World Tour - Celebrity Interviews & "Clean"||Director and writer|
|Raiders!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made (documentary)||Executive producer|
|2017||Star Wars: Smuggler's Revenge - Live Stage Show||Director, producer and writer|
|2018||Gnome Alone (animated)||Story by|
|2010||"Bury Me Alive"||We Are the Fallen|
|2012||"Summertime Sadness"||Lana Del Rey||Director (with Spencer Susser)|
|2015||"31 Seconds for GRACE MMXIII"||Jaime King & J. Ralph|
|2015||"Clean" (for The 1989 World Tour)||Taylor Swift|
|2018||"Dungeons & Dragons - Art & Arcana - A Visual History"|
|1997||The Cyclist||Director, producer, writer and editor|
|1998||Bitten by Love||Director, producer, writer and editor|
|2000||Drone||Director, producer and writer|
|2004||Artflick.001 (documentary)||Director and writer|
|2008||The Cube||Director and writer (short film for Microsoft)|
|2004||The Hollow||Cool High School Dude|
|2012||Latch Key||Mr. Kyle|
- "Biography for Kyle Newman". International Movie Database. Retrieved October 7, 2007.
- Serpe, Gina (November 26, 2007). "Jaime King Made a Missus". E! News. Retrieved December 18, 2007.
- "Jaime King ties the knot". Monsters and Critics. November 26, 2007. Archived from the original on December 8, 2007. Retrieved December 18, 2007.
- Lehner, Marla (September 13, 2007). "Jaime King Talks About FedEx Engagement Fiasco". People. Retrieved December 13, 2007.
- Toomey, Alyssa (October 18, 2013). "Jaime King and Kyle Newman Share New Pics of Son James Knight on Instagram—See the Photos!". E! Online. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
- Bayley, Leanne (July 17, 2016). "Jaime King sends cute message to his son's godmother Taylor Swift". Glamour. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
- Chiu, Melody (May 18, 2020). "Jaime King Granted Temporary Restraining Order Against Husband Kyle Newman: 'She's Distraught'". People. Retrieved May 21, 2020.
- Byrne, Ruairi. "IN TWEETS: Arsenal fans celebrate as they finish ahead of Spurs for the 21st season in a row". www.buzz.ie. Retrieved June 21, 2017.
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