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Sahar Jahani

Meet alumna Sahar Jahani ’13 (B.A.s film & media studies and literary journalism), a first generation Iranian-American writer/director raised in Los Angeles. Jahani worked in scripted development at YouTube Originals before transitioning to the writers room on the Hulu series “Ramy.” In 2018, she was selected to participate in the Film Independent Project Involve Program where she wrote and directed “Just One Night,” a short film that premiered at the LA Film Festival . Her original pilot, “Uncovered,” was awarded the 2019 MACRO Episodic Lab Grant and is in development with Executive Producer Eva Longoria. Jahani is currently a staff writer on "13 Reasons Why" and is adapting the novel, Ayesha at Last, for Pascal Pictures.