Allyson Newman gained her Masters degree in composition from the Sydney Conservartorium of Music. Her first feature film Watermark screened at the Cannes Film Festival in 2003 after which she then moved to LA to study film scoring at USC. Allyson has been awarded both an Australia Council for the Arts Grant and an Australian Guild of Screen Composers Award for her work in film music. Allyson scored the multi award winning documentary feature Limited Partnership that premiered on PBS Independent Lens in 2015. Alongside composer Matt Novack, Allyson wrote music for the comedy series Filthy Preppy Teens (2016), as well as the three-time Emmy Winning TV series Childrens Hospital.  Allyson also scored the Emmy nominated (2016) media series Her Story,  In July 2017 Allyson participated in the BMI Conducting Workshop and then went on to score  Kusama-Infinity  which premiered at Sundance 2018 and was released theatrically around the world in Sep 2018.  This year Allyson collaborated with Oscar Winning directors Jeffrey Friedman and Rob Epstein to score State of Pride which opened the SXSW Film Festival. Allyson has two film premiering at Tribeca Film Festival: Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound and A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem.



Medical Police- Comedy Series Netflix (2020)
(Additional Music)

Broke A$$ Rich Kid - New Media Series

Her Story - New Media Series, Speed of Joy Productions (2016)
Emmy Nomination 2016

Childrens Hospital - Comedy TV Series Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim (2008-2015) 
(Additional music)                                          
Three-time Emmy Winner: Outstanding Special Class - Short-Format Live-Action

Filthy Preppy Teen$ - Comedy TV Series, Fullscreen (2016)                                 
(Additional music, Theme Music)

Limited Partnership - Documentary Feature, PBS Independent Lens (2015)

NTSF:SD:SUV: - Comedy TV Series (2012-2013) Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim (Additional Music)

Filthy Sexy Teen$ - Comedy TV Series, Adult Swim (2013)                                 
(Theme Music, Additional music)

Frat House Musical- Subway (2013)
Winner Best Series College Emmy Awards 2013


Making Waves: The Art of Cinematic Sound- Documentary Feature (2019)

Tribeca Film Festival 2019, Cannes Film Festival (2019)

State of Pride- Documentary Feature (2019) YouTube Original
SXSW Film Festival 2019

A Woman’s Work: The NFL’s Cheerleader Problem- Documentary Feature (2019)
Tribeca Film Festival 2019

Kusama-Infinity- Documentary Feature (2018) Magnolia Pictures
Sundance Film Festival 2018

There You Are- Dramatic Short (2018)
Outfest “Best of Fest”, Iris Prize nomination 2018

Hot To Trot- Documentary Feature (2017) 

The Pick Up - Dramatic Short (2017)

Java - Dramatic Short (2017)

Post-Apocalyptic Potluck - Short Comedy (2017)

 Ava’s Impossible Things - Dramatic Feature, Soul Kiss Films (2016)
Outfest, Vimeo “Share the Screen” recipient

The News Today - Dramatic Short (2016)
Iris Prize nomination 2017

Tear Jerker - Dramatic Short (2016)
Winner Tampa Bay Int. LGBTQ Film Festival

Spare Change - Comedy Feature, Independent (2015)
Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival

Limited Partnership - Documentary Feature, Independent Lens (2014)
IDA Humanitas Award, Winner MIX Copenhagen, Winner Woodstock Film Festival, LA Film Fest, Frameline38, Doc NYC

Private Life - Thriller Short (2014)
Winner Palm Spring Int Short “Best in Fest”

This Thing with Sarah - Drama-Comedy Feature, Cloverhill Pictures (2013)

Mein Schloss - Documentary Short (2013)
Portland Film Fest, Outfest, Ethnograph Film Fest, Paris

Cheek to Cheek - Drama-Comedy Short (2003)
Winner Palm Springs Int, Winner Rhode Island Film Fest