James Chinlund - Details


James Chinlund was born in New York City. He graduated from Cal Arts in Los Angeles in 1984 and started out in the film industry as a carpenter.

He landed his first major job as an art director on Vincent Gallo's Buffalo 66. He continued to work on various music videos until he met Matthew Libatique and Eric Watson on the set of Rob Schmidt's Saturn in 1998, his first feature as production designer.