Johan Tappert graduated from Stockholm’s prestigious RMI Berghs School and began as an assistant director to advertising legends Johan Camitz and Fredrik Bond. In 2006 and 2007 he directed “Poliser” and “Labyrint” respectively, two of Sweden’s biggest drama productions to date.
Johan returned to commercial work in 2008, directing Benjamin Bratt, Criss Angel, Corey Feldman and Corey Haim in a powerful and cinematic promotional spot for the A&E Network, which earned him two Silver Awards for Best Directing at PromaxBDA.
He co-founded Folke Film and has directed campaigns for the likes of Volvo, Marriott, Kellogg's, Heinz, Opel, Nokia, Holiday Inn, Renault, BMW and IKEA. He has earned advertising’s highest honor, a Cannes Lion.