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Johan Renck

Johan Renck is one of the most respected and sought after directors of commercials and music videos today, so much so that the French magazine CB News dubbed him "the number one director of commercials and music videos in the world ". His directing career started in 1992 when he joined the production company Mekano Film and Television in Stockholm,... See full bio »


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Never Been Kissed
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 2019 Chernobyl (TV Mini-Series) (1 episode) (pre-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2019)
 2017 A Magical Holiday (Short)
 2016 Shut Eye (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Death (2016)
 2016 David Bowie: Lazarus (Video short)
 2015 David Bowie: Blackstar (Video short)
 2015 The Last Panthers (TV Mini-Series) (6 episodes)
- The Last Panther (2015)
- Angel of Death (2015)
- Serpent's Kiss (2015)
- Chimeras (2015)
- White Knight (2015)
 2015 Bloodline (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Part 2 (2015)
- Part 1 (2015)
 2014 Halt and Catch Fire (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2014 Ettor & nollor (TV Mini-Series) (2 episodes)
- Episode #1.2 (2014)
- Episode #1.1 (2014)
 2013 Bates Motel (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Trust Me (2013)
 2013 Vikings (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Dispossessed (2013)
- Rites of Passage (2013)
 2012 Lana Del Rey: Blue Velvet (Video short)
 2009-2011 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Hermanos (2011)
- Más (2010)
- Breakage (2009)
 2010 The Walking Dead (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Vatos (2010)
 2010 House Keeping (Short)
 2010 The Tip (Short)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (video "Hung Up")
 2005 Madonna: Hung Up (Video short)
 2005 Robbie Williams: Tripping (Video short)
 2003 Beyoncé: Me, Myself and I (Video short)
 2002 Kylie Minogue: Love at First Sight (Video short)
 2001 New Order: Crystal (Video short)
 2001 Maxwell: Get to Know Ya (Video short)
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (video "Nothing Really Matters")
 1999 Making the Video (TV Series documentary) (video "Can't Change Me")
 1999 Suede: She's in Fashion (Video short)
 1999 Madonna: Nothing Really Matters (Video short)
 1999 Chris Cornell: Can't Change Me (Video short)
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Other Works:

: Directed music video for Robbie Williams, "Trippin'". See more »

Alternate Names:

Stakka Bo


6' 2¾" (1.9 m)

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I've become more and more inclined in my work to discover what sort of emotions I like to portray. And I think my favourite emotion is melancholy and some sort of bittersweet darkness, which I think is a very Swedish thing actually. I totally think there is a Scandinavian melancholy. I don't think you can say exactly why, I suppose it is about light or weather conditions or something like that. ... See more »


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