Erik is a writer and director from Norway. He most recently directed a 6 part adaptation of Sarah Pinborough's novel Behind Her Eyes for Netflix and Left Bank Pictures, where he is also in development on an original project called The Seed. Erik created, wrote and directed Valkyrien which launched the channel Walter Presents in the US before being broadcast on Channel 4. It was a huge hit in Norway where it won Best Drama and Best Male Actor at the Gullruten Awards. It has since been remade in the UK as Temple, starring Mark Strong.
Prior to this Erik wrote and directed on the Jo Nesbo created show Occupied. His feature film Sons played at numerous film festivals world wide and received several awards including The Fassbinder Prize in Mannheim, Germany and The Grand Jury Award at the Seattle International Film Festival, USA.