Jean Dunoyer has 25 years of experience in the film and television industry bringing story telling creativity and technical expertise in a budget and deadline conscious manner. Adept at a variety of editing styles, Jean has a passion for cinéma vérité spawned from studying with Richard Leacock during his college years at MIT.
Jean has been nominated twice for the Emmy in editing. His work has been shown on PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, History, TLC, Sundance, France 5 and A&E for such series as NOVA, Frontline, Build it Bigger, Postcards from Buster, Design Squad, Investigative Reports, and Naked Science. Many of his shows have won prestigious awards.
Jean has worked remotely with clients in France, Germany, Washington DC, Seattle, Boston and Maine, and as a contract employee for WGBH and Powderhouse Productions. He is currently staff editor and producer at MIT Video Productions where his directing, producing and editing has garnered 3 New England Emmy Awards.
Jean also shoots and edits web videos. He is co-founder and video producer for the extreme sports social media site masskiting.com
He graduated from MIT in 1987 and has taught editing at Emerson College in Boston. Originally from France, Jean is bilingual French-English and knows conversational Spanish.
Jean's eclectic experiences and curiosity for exploration and adventure fuels his passion for filmmaking and the art of storytelling. He seeks to push the limits of convention in editing style. In contemporary settings, he aims to achieve a presence felt through experiential sequences sparse in narration and paced in accordance with the desired emotional impact. With retrospective subject matter, his storytelling is intricately woven, yet clear and sculpted.