James (Jim) Newport is a writer and Emmy-nominated Production Designer for both film and television. The fourth book in the popular Vampire Of Siam series, ‘The Siamese Connection’ has just been released with his alter-ego and blues shouter ‘Jimmy Fame’ having a new CD named ‘Wanted Man’, which is a collaboration between Jimmy & Australian guitar legend Colin ‘illy’ Hill. It was recorded entirely on the island of Phuket, Thailand at Legend Music studios.
Jim’s other novels include ‘Tinsel Town – Another Rotten Day In Paradise’, based on his experiences in the early years of his film career and ‘Chasing Jimi’ – a novel about rock guitar legend Jimi Hendrix. His film credits include ‘Bangkok Dangerous’, ‘Brokedown Palace’, ‘The Stepfather’ and ‘Heart Like A Wheel’.