Tuesday, August 18, 2015
A ! Author and Production Designer Jim Newport with Host Judith Jones on ActorsE Chat
Author and Production Designer Jim Newport with Host Judith Jones on ActorsE Chat
Jim Newport is a writer and Emmy-nominated Production Designer for television and film. Jim grew up in upstate New York and moved to Los Angeles due to his interest in production design.
Jim’s film credits include work on “Bankok Dangerous”, “Brokedown Palace”, “The Stepfather”, and “Cheech & Chong’s Nice Dreams” among others. Jim has also contributed to production design in television as well which includes work on “The Shield”, “China Beach”, and “The Education of Max Bickford”, just to name a few. Also, in 2007, Jim took over the production design of the award-winning television series “Lost”.
Jim lives part-time in Los Angeles but has called Phuket, Thailand his home for the last eight years. Jim is the author of the Vampire of Siam series and his newest project is the fourth book in the popular Vampire of Siam series, ‘The Siamese Connection’ which has recently been released with his alter-ego and blues shouter ‘Jimmy Fame’. As Jim uses the alter-ego recording artist, he has 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.