Jan Kounen is a Dutch-born French film director and producer.
In France, he is mostly known for his films Dobermann, Blueberry, l'experience secrete and 99 francs. Outside of France, he is rather known for his interest in Shipibo-Conibo culture and shamanism, with which he became familiar during his trips to Mexico and Peru, and for some music videos. Most noticeable are the four videos he did for the English pop group Erasure in the 1990s : Lay all your love on me, Voulez-vous, S.O.S. and Always