Bio: Sahar Jahani is a first generation Iranian-American screenwriter and producer raised in the San Fernando Valley. She first gained interest in media and representation after interning for the Muslim Public Affairs Council’s Hollywood Bureau, where she consulted on Disney’s Prince of Persia. Sahar earned a BA in Film & Media Studies and Literary Journalism from UC Irvine and is pursuing a MFA in Film and Television Screenwriting at Stephens College, a program focused on increasing the voices and impact of women in television and film. After graduating from UC Irvine, she began working in digital production at YouTube Space LA. She currently works as a Creative Coordinator for YouTube Red Originals and was recently selected as one of the writing fellows for the 25th Annual Project Involve Program with Film Independent.
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