Jean de Segonzac is an award-winning French-born film and television director, cinematographer, and producer. He was born in 1967 in Paris, France, to parents who were both involved in the arts. His father was a theatrical director and his mother was a painter.
Jean de Segonzac studied at the French National Film School, where he graduated with a degree in cinematography. After school, he worked as a camera assistant and later as a cinematographer on several independent films in France.
In the late 1990s, Jean de Segonzac moved to the United States to pursue his career in film and television. He quickly made a name for himself as a director and cinematographer on television shows such as The Sopranos, Oz, Homicide: Life on the Street, and The Shield. He also directed episodes of Law & Order: SVU, Six Feet Under, and Nip/Tuck.
In addition to television, Jean de Segonzac also directed feature films, including the critically acclaimed drama Boycott (2001). He also wrote, directed, and produced the documentary The Last Campaign (2005), which won numerous awards, including an Emmy for Outstanding Documentary.
Jean de Segonzac is also well known for his work in commercials, having directed spots for major brands such as McDonald’s, Subaru, and Microsoft. He has also directed several music videos, including the acclaimed video for the song “Hurt” by Johnny Cash.
Throughout his career, Jean de Segonzac has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades, including a Cannes Film Festival award for Best Cinematography, a DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television, and an Emmy for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Documentary.
Jean de Segonzac currently lives in Los Angeles, where he continues to work as a director and cinematographer. He is highly regarded for his skillful and creative approach to filmmaking, and his body of work is a testament to his artistry.