Erik
Richter Strand

Writer and Director for Film and Television

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.

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Television

Writer & Director 

Valkyrien
8 x 45'
Producer Nina B. Andersson, Eric Vogel
Starring
  • Pål Sverre Hagen
  • Mikkel Bratt Silset
  • Kalle Hennie
  • Tordenfilm for NRK
    Occupied
    4 x 45'
    Creator Jo Nesbo
    Producer Gudny Hummelvoll
    Starring
  • Eldar Skar
  • Director of episodes 3 & 4. Co-writer of episodes 1-4.

    Yellowbird/Hummelfilm

    Film

    Writer & Director 

    Producer Eric Vogel
    Starring
  • Ingrid Bolsø Berdal
  • Nils Jørgen Kaalstad
  • Salzgeber & Company Medien
    Tordenfilm
    Producer Jonas Allen, Tanya Badendyck
    Starring
  • Trond Espen Seim
  • Lene Nystrøm
  • Filmbox Extra
    CineMiso

    Director 

    Writer Lars Skorpen
    Starring
  • Trond Espen Seim
  • Miso Film
    Writer Kjersti Helen Rasmussen
    Starring
  • Trond Espen Seim
  • Miso Film