Jan Harlan (Film Producer)


Jan Harlan joined Stanley Kubrick in 1969 for a film on the life and influence of Napoleon. MGM pulled out of this big project in 1970 but it will be revived in 2020 by HBO as a six-part series for Television. Jan was Exec. Producer on all Kubrick films since “Barry Lyndon” and finally “Eyes Wide Shut”. Jan worked on other unrealised projects with Kubrick like “Arian Papers” in-between. After Kubrick’s death in 1999 he worked with Steven Spielberg on “A.I. Artificial Intelligence”, a film he had prepared with Stanley Kubrick before and he made 2 documentaries for Warner Bros., further a documentary with an international youth orchestra on the Dvorak Cello concerto and films with students. Jan worked with TASCHEN publishers on several publications. Jan is a guest-lecturer at many different film-schools around the globe and was instrumental in the formation of the Stanley Kubrick Archive at the University of the Arts London and creating a large exhibition on Stanley Kubrick, presently in Barcelona and opening at the London Design Museum on 26th April 2019.

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