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MYCHAEL G. CHINN | PROFILE

Mychael G. Chinn is the Manager, Original Movies for Lifetime Television, based out of Los Angeles, CA. He graduated with a BFA in Acting from the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. 

He graduated with a BFA in Acting from the Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University. He started his career working under casting director Tracy “Twinkie” Byrd on the casting of films such as Notorious, The Blind Side, Secret Life of Bees among others. He also was an original member of The Movement Theatre Company in New York City. He then left theatre, film, and television to work as the Assistant Company Manager for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater for 4 seasons. Upon leaving Alvin Ailey, Mychael went to work as a Producer and Production Manager for BET Digital and BET Her and then landed at Lifetime Television, where he has been for the past 3 years, working first on the Acquired Content team, then segued onto the Original Movies front, where he has helped shepherd over 55 movies to broadcast.