Henrik Svensson Production Designer
2020: This is now.
2018: Shooting Midsommar in Hungary, USA and Sweden.
2017: On paternity leave.
2015: Had a son. Some touring.
2014: Suffered a minor stroke in Milan. Lost my drivers licence and had to slow down. Took a year off and got asked to help out develop a film project. Met Ari Aster, and regained faith.
2013: Moved back to Stockholm. Did some work as food photographer.
2011: Moved to Malmö. Had a daughter. Only occasional film work.
2008: Moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina. Started bands and hung out with people in the movie industry. Did some art forgery work.
2005: Broke both arms and one leg and got fired from the band. Didn’t know what to do, so I did some work at movie shoots.
2004: Took up motocross again. Used to be a big part of my life until I began playing in bands.
2003: Got my first gold record. Started making music for movies and commercials.
2002: Began touring seriously. With several acts.
1998: Joined another band
1994: Started to work at a school with kids aged 6-9. Did that on and off for 10 years.
Met these guys and they changed my life forever.
1990: Started high school. Discovered that people could be cool and interested in cool stuff. Understood that art could be a bridge. Since I was close to music I decided I’d go for that. Started my first band as a bass player, since that was the free position. Joined a few others.
1987: Got REALLY into hiphop.
1983: Bought a Eumig Super-8 and made a couple of action flicks. Particularly interested in titles and credits.
1982: Got to school and that got me really confused. All my interests faded. School is by far the place where I learned the least.
1982: Dad built me an electric guitar out of free parts given to us from guitar shops and scrap Ikea stuff. Also a tube amplifier based on a $2,50 german radio, the mighty Telewatt.
Made my own ’’movies’’ – drawings on slides.
1981: Became interested in motorsports. My first LP was given to me by my aunt for christmas, White Light/White Heat by The Velvet Underground.
Bought my first LP for my own money, Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap with AC/DC.
1980: Discovered feedback on dad’s electric guitar
1979: Got lost listening to music in headphones
Even shorter version.
Tons of commercials, tv-series and features.
Tons of commercials, music videos and shorts. Midsommar is my first feature.