Jean-Nicolas Orhon is a French-Canadian filmmaker and director. He is best known for his work on feature films such as The Three Musketeers, The Three Musketeers 2: The Return of the King and the TV series The Adventures of Tintin.
Born in Montreal, Quebec, in 1975, Jean-Nicolas Orhon was raised and educated in Canada. He attended the University of Montreal where he studied film and television production. After graduating, he soon began working on various productions in the Canadian film industry.
In 2001, Orhon made his directorial debut with the short film, "The Man Who Would Not Die," which was well received by critics. His first feature film was the 2002 hit The Three Musketeers, starring Gerard Depardieu, Orlando Bloom and Milla Jovovich. The film was a critical and commercial success, and was nominated for several awards, including a Golden Globe.
Following the success of The Three Musketeers, Orhon went on to direct its sequel, The Three Musketeers 2: The Return of the King. This film was even more successful than the first, and earned Orhon an Academy Award nomination for Best Director in 2005.
In 2006, Orhon directed the television series The Adventures of Tintin, based on the popular comic book series. The series ran for two seasons, and was a ratings hit.
Orhon has since directed and produced numerous feature films and television series, including The Dark Tower, The Courier and the television movie The Curse of the Werewolf. He has also directed several short films, which have been screened at numerous film festivals.
In addition to filmmaking, Orhon has also served as a judge at various film festivals, including the Toronto International Film Festival and the Cannes Film Festival.
Jean-Nicolas Orhon is a talented and highly respected filmmaker who has made an impressive impact on the Canadian film industry. His work has been praised by both critics and audiences alike, and he continues to be a force in the industry today.