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    Jimmy Chin

    Director, Producer, & Cinematographer

    Jimmy Chin is a professional climber, skier, and mountaineer who’s an 18-year member of the North Face Athlete Team and a National Geographic explorer. As the co-director, producer, and cinematographer of the National Geographic documentary film Free Solo, Chin captured rock climber Alex Honnold’s nail-biting free solo ascent of Yosemite National Park’s El Capitan. He has garnered numerous awards shooting on assignment for publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Vanity Fair, and Outside magazine.

    Past Events

    Friday, Oct 19 2018

    9 AM

    Meaningful, lasting change at a citywide level doesn’t only come from policies or social media—it comes from humans. Our re-imagined premier event,... read more
    3 hours | Lab | Harris Theater

    Friday, Oct 19 2018

    9 AM

    Meaningful, lasting change at a citywide level doesn’t only come from policies or social media—it comes from humans. Our re-imagined premier event,... read more
    3 hours | Lab | Harris Theater

    Friday, Oct 19 2018

    9 AM

    What if you could take action in a Chicago community at the moment of inspiration? Our re-imagined premier event, Ideas Day is an all-new... read more
    8 hours | Lab | Harris Theater and additional venues

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