Erik Johann Van Wyk is a concept driven director of commercials, branded entertainment and short films. His talent for emotionally engaging the viewer is underpinned by a unique eye for characterisation and beautifully crafted visual approaches.
His diverse body of award-winning work includes collaborations with leading international agencies Wieden+Kennedy, BBH, The Martin Agency and Mekanism and commissions for global brands Honda, Johnnie Walker, Coca Cola and Ikea.
He studied art, industrial robotics engineering, design, photography and screen writing, he drummed for art school bands and was an award-winning agency creative (art director and copywriter) at Ogilvy and TBWA.
Erik lives in London and Cape Town.