Johan Renck

Renck has established himself as one of the most respected and sought after directors working today. He began his career directing music videos for top artists, most recently David Bowie’s final two videos “Blackstar” and “Lazarus”. His debut film “Downloading Nancy” premiered in competition at the Sundance Film Festival, which he followed with acclaimed Swedish limited series “The Fat And The Angry”.  Johan directed the pilots for “Vikings”, “Bloodline” and “Shut Eye” as well as episodes of “Breaking Bad”, “The Walking Dead”, “Halt And Catch Fire” and “Bates Motel”.  He directed all episodes and co-produced BAFTA nominated limited series “The Last Panthers” starring John Hurt and Samantha Morton. Johan’s latest is “Chernobyl”, the highest-rated TV- show ever on IMDb, with 19 Emmy Nominations, 10 Emmy wins, including Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series and Outstanding Limited Series. He is currently laying final touches on sci-fi feature film “Spaceman”, starring Adam Sandler, Carey Mulligan and Paul Dano.