- Jahan, Olivier
- (January I, 1956, Paris, France - )A former assistant director (1979 Certaines Nouvelles, Jacques Davila, shot in 1976), he worked as a casting director on about fifty commercials. He was the assistant delegate of the Cannes Film Festival Directors' Fortnight and contributed to the organization of several other festivals (Deauville, Avoriaz). An occasional actor (1994 Les Amoureux, Catherine Corsini; 1999 La Nouvelle Eve / A Nova Eva, Catherine Cor-sini, France / Portugal; 1999 La Voleuse de Saint-Lubin, Claire Devers; 2006 Les Ambitieux, Catherine Corsini) and screenwriter (2005 Saint-Valentin, Philippe Harel), he directed half a dozen movies, mostly shorts.Filmography◘ Parlez après le Signal sonore (short; also screenwriter)◘ Comme un Dimanche (short; also screenwriter)1996 ◘ Au Bord de l'Autoroute / USA: Along the Freeway (short; also screenwriter)1997 ◘ Beaucoup trop loin (short; also screenwriter)2001 ◘ Faites comme si je n'étais pas là (also co-screenwriter; shot in 1999)2004 ◘ Du Bois pour l'Hiver (short; also co-screenwriter)2008 ◘ 40x15 (documentary)
Encyclopedia of French film directors . Philippe Rège. 2011.