No photo available. Represent Jean-Yves Escoffier? Add or change photos at IMDbPro
Up 19,517 this week

Jean-Yves Escoffier (1950–2003)

Jean-Yves Escoffier was born on July 12, 1950 in Lyon, France. He is known for his work on Good Will Hunting (1997), Rounders (1998) and Nurse Betty (2000). He died on April 1, 2003 in Los Angeles, California, USA. See full bio »

Scary Good: IMDb's Guide to Horror

Can't get enough of movies and television shows that scare up a good fright? Check out Scary Good, IMDb's Horror Entertainment Guide. Being terrified was never so much fun.

Enter if you dare

Related News

Boy Meets Girl | Blu-ray Review
| ioncinema

On Amazon Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 10 people
created 17 Apr 2011
a list of 705 people
created 10 May 2011
a list of 45 people
created 16 Dec 2014
a list of 21 people
created 24 May 2015
a list of 12 people
created 1 month ago

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Jean-Yves Escoffier's work have you seen?

User Polls

1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For


Hide Hide Show Show Cinematographer (36 credits)
 2004 Cinévardaphoto (Documentary) (segment "Ulysse")
 2003 The Human Stain (director of photography - as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 2003 Seville, Southside (Documentary)
 2002 Possession
 2002 No claudicar (Documentary short)
 2001 15 Minutes (as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 2000 Nurse Betty (as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 1999 Cradle Will Rock (director of photography - as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 1998 Rounders (director of photography - as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 1997 Good Will Hunting (director of photography - as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 1997 Excess Baggage (director of photography - as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 1997 Gummo
 1995 Jack & Sarah (as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 1994 Witch Hunt (TV Movie) (as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 1993 Dream Lover (director of photography - as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 1993 Charlie and the Doctor (Short)
 1986 The Night Is Young (as Jean Yves Escoffier)
 1985 Une fille nommée banlieue (Documentary short)
 1983 Coup de feu (Short)
 1983 Archipel des amours (segment "Lourdes, l'hiver")
 1982 La fonte de Barlaeus (Short)
 1982 Ulysse (Documentary short)
 1981 Lourdes l'hiver (Short)
 1978 Mountain Pass
 1977 Le château de sable (Short)
 1973 L'amour c'est du papier (Short)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (12 credits)
Show Show Thanks (3 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

Related Videos


Personal Details

Other Works:

Cinematographer for Johnny Cash music video "Hurt" (2002).

Alternate Names:

J Y Escoffier | Jean Yves Escoffier | Jean-Yves Excoffier

Did You Know?


A graduate of the Paris' École Louis Lumière, Escoffier was noted for his collaborations with the director Leon Carax. He worked in the U.S. from the early 1990's. In addition to feature films, he also shot numerous TV commercials, music videos and short subjects.

Star Sign:


Message Boards

Recent Posts
Escoffier Dead? ephron927
Discuss Jean-Yves Escoffier on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page