James Newman, co-founder of Laconic Productions, serves as the creative mind of a Director and Writer behind Laconic’s endless array of styles and genres. He received his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree from Five Towns College, May 2011 in Film & Video. At an early age, he was exposed to classic blockbusters such as Jaws and Star Wars and his passion to create cinematic stories began flourish. James has written and directed an assortment of short films, web-series, and music videos. His experience ranges from working in production on major motion pictures such as The Amazing Spiderman 2 and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. James heads up the New York branch of Laconic Productions.