Olivier Meyrou is a French filmmaker, writer, producer and director. Meyrou studied literature and communication before attending film school in Paris and New York's Tisch School of the arts. Meyrou has worked as an assistant director of operas and made several documentaries, including My Own Little Gay America (1996), Zelda (1998), and Bye Bye Apartheid (2004). His documentary BEYOND HATRED (2006) won the Teddy Award at Berlin IFF.
In 1998 a young Meyrou began to shadow and film designer Yves Saint Laurent as he prepared for what would be his final collection before the fashion brand sold to Gucci the following year. Over two decades later the documentary 'Yves Saint Laurent: The Last Collections' will be screened 30 October 2019.