Trained in one of the most highly acclaimed color departments in the world, Julien brings a decade of experience and a magnetic enthusiasm to his craft. He began his career in London at MPC and Finish/ Freefolk, working alongside industry greats Jean-Clément Soret and Paul Harrison. During his tenure at Freefolk, Julien won a number of awards for best color grading, collaborating with directors such as Guy Ritchie and Crowns & Owls, and major production companies like Agile, Iconoclast and Pulse Films.
Born and educated in the Alps region of France, he initially pursued a promising soccer career, until, in his late teens he turned towards academic study, graduating in 2005 from the engineering school of Lyon. Throughout his prolific career, which includes commercials, fashion films, music videos and film/tv work, Julien has collaborated with many renowned brands including Volvo, Samsung, The National Trust, Carhartt, and Ted Baker. His music video credits include promos for Run the Jewels, Basement Jaxx, Royal Blood, and Jungle, to name a few. He was awarded two Kinsale Shark awards for best color grade, a best color award at the Berlin Aesthetica short film festival, and he provided color for the 2015 Cannes Double Grand Prix-winning Volvo “Life Paint” for Grey London.
Julien joined Carbon as a Senior Colorist in 2018 and now resides in Chicago, where he spends his weekends mountain climbing and fly-fishing.