Director & visual effects extraordinaire Markus Lundqvist rose to prominence with his award winning involvement on Lady Gaga’s music video ‘Paparazzi’ at the MVA’s; where he worked as visual effects artist
winning a Moon-man for Best Special Effects.
He has since collaborated with the likes of Daft Punk, Beyonce and Nero as well as on global ad campaigns for brands such as Mercedes, Budweiser, Burberry and H&M. Markus’ passion for film-making was sparked during his youth in Sweden. An integral part of the heavy metal scene himself, Markus documented gigs and edited the films during his long dark days at home (in between snowboarding and skateboarding that is).
Markus’ rounded knowledge of the filmic process and highly advanced technical ability is fundamental to his rapidly- rising success as a director. This, along with his passion for hardcore music and obsession with films such as ‘Space Odyssey’, feed into the accomplished futuristic style that he is now so widely lauded for.
Markus brings as a director the dark creativity which is part of Swedish cultural output. His filmic futuristic style along with his award winning skills as one of the world top visual effects artist make him a unique directing proposition for brands and artists that want films with some extra dark magic.