Jean-Marc VallÃ©e is a Canadian film director, screenwriter, and film editor from Quebec. After studying film at the UniversitÃ© du QuÃ©bec Ã MontrÃ©al, VallÃ©e went on to make a number of acclaimed short films, including StÃ©rÃ©otypes, Les Fleurs magiques, and Les Mots magiques.
His debut feature, Black List, was nominated for nine Genie Awards, including nods for VallÃ©e's direction and editing. His fourth feature film, C.R.A.Z.Y., received further critical acclaim and was a financial success. It dominated both the Genie and Jutra Awards, winning awards for Best Film and Best Director at both. VallÃ©e's followup, The Young Victoria, garnered strong reviews and received three Academy Award nominations, while his sixth film, CafÃ© de Flore, was the most nominated film at the 32nd Genie Awards. VallÃ©e's next film, Dallas Buyers Club, was released in 2013 to critical acclaim.