Passionate about Visual Anthropology, Olivier Jourdain studied Filmmaking in London (Brunel) as well as Anthropology in Leuven (KUL), after receiving a Master’s Degree in Communication in Brussels, IHECS.
Through his love for filmmaking and traveling he discovered various and interesting environments as an editor, director and cameraman.
Olivier Jourdain has been traveling to Sub-Saharan Africa for over 15 years. Those numerous travels have changed his views on this vast and diverse continent. From Mali to Madagascar, the Congo, Ivory Coast and Rwanda, he took the opportunity to make numerous documentaries and institutional films.
Olivier Jourdain is known for the following documentary films: SACRED WATER (2017), KINSHASA MBOKA TE (2013), 1001 DAYS, and PONAEKHALI.