Jean-Yves Escoffier

Birthday:

07/12/1950

Place of birth:

Lyon, France:

Biography:

Born in Lyon, France, Jean-Yves Escoffier (July 12, 1950 – April 1, 2003), was a French cinematographer who worked as director of photography on a number of films of Leos Carax including Boy Meets Girl (1984), Mauvais sang (1986), and Les Amants du Pont-Neuf (1991), on a number of European and American feature films including The Human Stain (2002), Possession (2002), Nurse Betty (2000), The Cradle Will Rock (1999), Rounders (1998), and Good Will Hunting (1997), as well as Harmony Korine's Gummo (1997). He also worked with Mehdi Norowzian, Jeanne Moreau for Air France, David Lynch for Nissan Motors, and on music videos, "Hurt" (2002) for Johnny Cash and Mark Romanek. Escoffier died in his home in Los Angeles, California during production of The Human Stain, a film since dedicated to his memory. Source: Article "Jean-Yves Escoffier" from Wikipedia in english, licensed under CC-BY-SA 3.0.


The Human Stain (2003)
Director of Photography
Possession (2002)
Camera Department Manager
15 Minutes (2001)
Director of Photography
Nurse Betty (2000)
Director of Photography
Cradle Will Rock (1999)
Director of Photography
Agujetas Cantaor (1999)
Cinematography
Rounders (1998)
Director of Photography
Good Will Hunting (1997)
Director of Photography
Gummo (1997)
Director of Photography
Excess Baggage (1997)
Director of Photography
Grace of My Heart (1996)
Director of Photography
The Crow: City of Angels (1996)
Director of Photography
Jack & Sarah (1995)
Director of Photography
A Personal Journey with Martin Scorsese Through American Movies (1995)
Camera Operator
Witch Hunt (1994)
Director of Photography
Dream Lover (1993)
Director of Photography
Les amants du Pont-Neuf (1991)
Director of Photography
Mauvais Sang (1986)
Director of Photography
3 hommes et un couffin (1985)
Director of Photography
Rude Raid (1985)
Director of Photography
Boy Meets Girl (1984)
Director of Photography
Les yeux des oiseaux (1983)
Cinematography
Ballade à blanc (1983)
Director of Photography
Ulysse (1982)
Director of Photography
Simone Barbès ou la vertu (1980)
Director of Photography
Passe montagne (1978)
Director of Photography