Jean-Paul Salomé, born in 1960, is a French director and screenwriter.
After studying cinema at the Sorbonne Censier, he worked as an assistant in the shooting of films, notably in 1981 in the film Les Uns et les Autres by Claude Lelouch. Then he made two short films which were documentaries: L'Heure d'aimer in 1983 and La petite Commission in 1984. In 1991, he made his first feature film for television: Crimes et jardins for which he also wrote the scenario.
He then directed other feature films, including Les Femmes de l'ombre with Sophie Marceau, released in 2008.
In January 2013, he was elected president of UniFrance Films.