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Jakob Arevärn, based in the northen parts of Sweden started his journey by directing music videos for bands and artists from around the world. He quickly got a name in the heavy metal industry. This was the start of Jakobs curious creativity, experimenting a lot with different techniques, VFX, stopmotion and other ways to express himself visually.
With the eye fixed on directing more drama and fiction Jakob slowly progressed from music videos to commercial and documentary projects. Jakobs fiction and documentaries has competed in film festivals all around world and won awards for his passion for visual expression, and sharp, progressive storytelling.
A mixture of visual artistry and a genuine interest in real people gives Jakob two strong tools at hand to captivate the viewer.
When not behind the camera, Jakob will most likely be exploring his local northern forests, accompanied by his loyal dog Kerstin.