Jean-Clément is a pioneer of colour grading, globally recognised as an eminent figure in the industry. He began his career learning about film stock, processing, densitometry, as well as working with colour timers and colourists. His work with French filmmakers, DP’s and artists got noticed abroad and in 1997 he joined MPC as Creative Head of Colour Grading.
As one of the most prominent colourists in the industry - he has won many awards for his work, including: the British Arrows Craft Fellowship Award, presented to him personally by Danny Boyle, a five-time winner of Best Colourist at the British Arrow Craft Awards and has been voted Best UK Colourist six years consecutively by Televisual, as well as recently ranking as their number one VFX Artist.
His work for TV drama – including Charlie Brooker’s ‘Black Mirror’ – and high profile features have won many plaudits. He recently graded Lynne Ramsay’s ‘You Were Never Really Here’, which premiered at Cannes Film Festival 2017. His iconic work includes ’28 Days Later’, ‘Hard Candy’ ‘T2 Trainspotting’ ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ for Danny Boyle, Ron Howard’s ‘In the Heart of the Sea’, Daniel Barber’s ‘The Keeping Room’, Justin Chadwick’s ‘Mandela: A Long Walk to Freedom’ and ‘Tulip Fever’.