Vallee, Jean-Marc: Directors Not Nominated, though their Film (Dallas Buyers Club) Was

Jean-Marc Vallée was born on March 9, 1963.

After studying film at the Université de Montréal, Vallée directed some critically acclaimed short films, including Stéréotypes (1991), Les Fleurs magiques (1995), and Les Mots magiques (1998).

His debut feature, Black List (1995), was nominated for nine Genie Awards, including nods for Vallée’s direction and editing.

His fourth feature, C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005), received further critical acclaim and was a financial success.

Vallée’s follow-up, The Young Victoria (2009), garnered strong reviews and received three Oscar nominations.

His sixth film, Café de Flore (2011), was the most nominated film at the 32nd Genie Awards.

Vallée’s American dramas Dallas Buyers Club (2013) and Wild (2014) were critically acclaimed. He earned a nomination for Best Film Editing Dallas Buyers Club, which was also nominated for Best Picture.

Cumulative Advantage

Vallée ventured into TV by executive-producing and directing two projects for HBO, the drama series “Big Little Lies” (2017) and the thriller miniseries “Sharp Objects” (2018).

For the former, he won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie, or Dramatic Special.

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