Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Erik moved to Los Angeles to attend film school, earning a BFA in Film Directing from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. A background performing in over thirty shows with theater companies around the Bay Area, the storytelling process transcended naturally to filmmaking and theatrical video projection designs by being a part of great, timeless stories of all varieties. He is currently is a freelance director, photographer, projection designer, producer and editor throughout the San Francisco Bay Area,
As a visual artist, he wishes to create works which not only entertain but tell relevant, relatable stories. Erik has always been fascinated with the cinematic art of immersing the viewer in a new world. He wants his viewers to be able to explore emotion and thought while watching his films.