Johan Bååth, born 1973. With a background as a musician and with the love and passion for music as well as the fascination for the interconnection with music and imagery, mostly through the expression of energy driven editing in the early 90-ies music videos, he took the step into the realm of film making and has been working as a freelance director with commercials, music videos and shortfilms since 2007.
Commercials, Music videos & Artistic Projects
LARS WINNERBÄCK Promotion Campaign for the Album Hosianna & Live Tour Visuals
Promotion Campaign for the “Album Hosianna” including 9 teasers and 2 music videos. Filmed in Ireland while recording the album Hosianna. D.O.P Simon Olsson, Producer Chamdin Stöhr, Client: United Stage. Editor: Robert Lundmark Bobin Film.
”Live Tour Visuals” Also filmed in Ireland as well as in Stockholm while recording the album Hosianna. D.O.P Simon Olsson. Producer: Chamdin Stöhr Client: United Stage. Editor: Robert Lundmark at Bobin Film. Motion Graphics by Anna Lindqvist Kavorka.
WATAIN "Outlaw" extremely limited VHS Music video & “Opus Diaboli”
Extremely limited VHS Music video from the album “The Wild Hunt” Selected by Jonas Åkerlund in DAZED & CONFUSED Magazine article and interview ”As one of the three best current music video’s” Produced in collaboration with Great Works for His Master´s Noise and Versity Music. WATAIN “Opus Diaboli” A 90 minute Black Metal Odessey. An unholy trinity consisting of three parts: a historical documentary, a concert film as well as a manifest. Produced by Baathfilms in collaboration with Watain and His Master´s Noise and Versity Music.
CIRKUS CIRKÖR "Wear it like a Crown" Live Performance Visuals
Live Performance Visuals and Trailer material” Wear it like a crown” is the final part in Cirkus Cirkör’s trilogy about the body. On a revolving stage, the circus performers move through a world of illusions, shadow play, artistic films, knife throwing, acrobatics, juggling and drama. Six odd characters, feeling like they are the loneliest on earth, wrestle with their own dilemmas. Produced by Baathfilms for Cirkus Cirkör. D.O.P: Ari Willey. Editor: Robert Lundmark at Bobin Film. Motion Graphics by Anna Lindqvist, Kavorka
H&M ”Conscious Campaign” & “My Style”
with Vanessa Paradis among others, filmed on location in Paris France. Main Commercial directed by: Johan Renck. Interviews and direction: Johan Bååth. Produced by Great Works & Strange Cargo for H&M. D.O.P: Erik Nordlund. Editor: Karl Sundin, Great Works. H&M ”My Style Campaign” interviews with Joel Kinnaman and Jonas Åkerlund among others, filmed and recorded on location in London U.K while shooting the main commercial ”ICON” featuring Joel Kinnaman and directed by Jonas Åkerlund.