Jean-Pierre Jeunet (born September 3, 1953) is a French film director and screenwriter who directed the 1997 film Alien Resurrection. Other notable films Jeunet has directed include The City of Lost Children (1995), Amélie (2001) and A Very Long Engagement (2004).
Jeunet has been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Writing (for Le Fabuleux Destin d'Amélie Poulain) and has won a BAFTA. For his work on Alien Resurrection, he was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Director. Notably, Jeunet has cast actor Dominique Pinon in every one of his films.