Erik is a multi-award-winning director of commercials and branded entertainment, and a prolific maker of experimental and short films.

His work is widely recognized for its elegantly designed conceptual executions, layered with character driven storytelling, seamless VFX and large scale visual appeal.

His projects include collaborations with celebrated agencies Wieden+Kennedy, BBH and BBDO, and commissions for global brands Ikea, Heineken, Volkswagen, Coca-Cola and Citroen.

He has a background in art, industrial robotics engineering, photography, design, business economics and screen writing. He drummed for art school bands and was an award-winning agency creative (art director and writer respectively) at Ogilvy and TBWA.

Erik is co-founder and executive creative director of film and commercial production company Monument Los Angeles, co-founder of film facilitation company Baxter and owner of production company Lovers & Fighters.

[words by SQUAREBLOK]