Music business

Jonas Åkerlund to d&d

Director and photographer Jonas Åkerlund (Gessle, Roxette, Metallica, Madonna, Prodigy, etc.) is now represented in Scandinavia by d&d management , the same firm that manages Roxette.

d&d partner Marie Dimberg and Jonas Åkerlund have crossed paths earlier, when Jonas made a documentary about Marie Fredriksson, which led to videos for Per Gessle and subsequently Roxette. Now they’re focusing on a deeper collaboration.

From d&d management:

We are proud and happy to welcome Jonas Åkerlund to d&d for management representation in Scandinavia.

Jonas is one of the world’s most renowned directors and has created countless music videos and commercials. His international breakthrough came through his collaboration with Madonna. Among his gigantic collection of productions, he has also made ​​several short films, documentaries and art projects. Jonas is currently working on his fourth feature film, “Small apartments,” featuring Matt Lucas, James Caan and Billy Crystal in the leading roles. He has the whole world as his working field – Stockholm and Los Angeles as his two bases. The latest project in Sweden was the acclaimed film version of Mats Ek’s “Ställe” featuring Ana Laguna and Mikhail Baryshnikov.

This article was written for an earlier version of The Daily Roxette.
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September 22nd, 2011

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