Johan Renck


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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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Won 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 4 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

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Chernobyl Director
(2019)
Breaking Bad Director
(2009-2011)
The Walking Dead Director
(2010)
Bloodline Director
(2015-2017)

Filmography

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 2019 Chernobyl (TV Mini-Series) (5 episodes)
- Vichnaya Pamyat (2019)
- 1:23:45 (2019)
 2018 Paco Rabanne: Pure XS for Her (Video short)
 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 The Fat and the Angry (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 Beach House: Wild (Video short)
 2012 Lana Del Rey: Blue Velvet (Video short)
 2009-2011 Breaking Bad (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- Hermanos (2011)
- Más (2010) ... (as Johan Renick, directed by)
- Breakage (2009)
 2010 The Walking Dead (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Vatos (2010) ... (directed by)
 2010 House Keeping (Short)
 2010 The Tip (Short)
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video) (video "Hung Up")
 2009 Bat for Lashes: Daniel (Video short)
 2007 Robyn: Handle Me (Version 2) (Video short)
 2005 Madonna: Hung Up (Video short)
 2005 Robbie Williams: Tripping (Video short)
 2005 New Order: Krafty (Video short)
 2004 The Streets: Dry Your Eyes (Video short)
 2003 Beyoncé: Me, Myself and I (Video short)
 2003 The Knife: Pass This On (Video short)
 2002 Kylie Minogue: Love at First Sight (Video short)
 2001 Maxwell: Get to Know Ya (Video short)
 2001 Suede - Lost in TV (Video documentary)
 2001 New Order: Crystal (Video short)
 2000 All Saints: Black Coffee (Video short)
 1999 Madonna: The Video Collection 93:99 (Video) (video "Nothing Really Matters")
 1999 Chris Cornell: Can't Change Me (Video short)
 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)
 1993 Stakka Bo: Living It Up (Video short)
 1993 Stakka Bo: Here We Go (Video short)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

2003): Directed music video for The Knife, "Pass This On". See more »

Alternate Names:

Stakka Bo | Johan Renick

Height:

6' 2¾" (1.9 m)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Runs his own production company with Jonas Åkerlund, R.A.F, or Renck Åkerlund Films. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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