D. James Newton
FILM & THEATRE
A selection of the most recent drama work across film and theatre by director D. James Newton.
I am directing: >This family action adventure feature film is in pre-production and scheduled to shoot in 2015. Screenplay by Roland Moore. To follow this project please...
A short clip for an acting showreel. Shot handheld...
I devised this short featuring the kids studying drama at Hove Park School. Based on the inspirational letter by Kurt Vonnegut. Featured by The Guardian it had over 30K...
From pitch to proposal, treatment to script, rehearsal through to performance, I am involved in wrangling every last detail from a story to ensure it resonates and entertains.
As an independent film maker I work in drama feature film, from development through to production
A seasoned theatre director, practised in both contemporary and classical works
I have written and directed branded content for clients such as Microsoft, Deutsche Bank, SEAT, General Motors, Lloyds Bank, HBOS & Prostate Cancer
“We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.”
Edward Albee once said, 'Sometimes you have to go a long distance out of your way in order to come back a short distance correctly.' This has followed me throughout my life and certainly my career as a story wrangler. The best bit is now, when I get to tell the stories I'm really interested in.
James trained as an actor (RSAMD) and worked in TV, film & theatre before becoming a director. He has an MA in Scriptwriting.
And this is my office.
“Brought the house down to cries of ‘Bravo’!”
“Reaches beyond excellence.”
“…his sensitive direction inspires his entire cast to perfection.
A little space to collate swatches and clippings.
Saving some space "in the back of that clever little thinking thing I sometimes carry around with me."
- The Librarian, Underneath The Lintel
It’s all you need to know. Really...
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