Biography

Jonas Åkerlund (born November 10, 1965) is a Swedish film and music video director, and drummer. He is best known for his stylish music videos, which are often mock forms of movie trailers and short films. His video for Madonna's song "Ray of Light" won a Grammy for Best Music Video, Short Form, and a record seven awards at 1998 MTV Video Music Awards, including the Video of the Year. He more recently directed the video for Britney Spears' 2011 single "Hold It Against Me".

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Jonas Åkerlund (born November 10, 1965) is a Swedish film and music video director, and drummer. He is best known for his stylish music videos, which are often mock forms of movie trailers and short films. His video for Madonna's song "Ray of Light" won a Grammy for Best Music Video, Short Form, and a record seven awards at 1998 MTV Video Music Awards, including the Video of the Year. He more recently directed the video for Britney Spears' 2011 single "Hold It Against Me".

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Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Male

Known Credits 20

Birthday 1965-11-10

Place of Birth Bromma, Stockholm, Stockholms län, Sweden

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2019 Lords of Chaos Director
2019 Polar Director
2017 Double Dutchess: Seeing Double Director
2017 Rammstein: Paris Director
2016 Lemonade Director
2016 Roxette Diaries Director
2015 Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour - Live Director
2014 On the Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay Z Director
2013 BEYONCÉ Director
2012 Paul McCartney: Live Kisses Director
2012 Small Apartments Director
2009 Horsemen Director
2006 Madonna: The Confessions Tour Director
2005 I'm Going to Tell You a Secret Director
2002 Spun Director
2001 The Smashing Pumpkins - Greatest Hits Video Collection Director
2000 Try Director
1999 Turn the Page Director
1997 The Hidden Director

Editing

2016 Roxette Diaries Editor
2005 I'm Going to Tell You a Secret Editor
2002 Spun Editor
2000 Try Editor

Writing

2019 Lords of Chaos Screenplay
2000 Try Writer
1999 Turn the Page Writer

Production

2014 Leave the World Behind Executive Producer

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