GALLERY 11: Saatchi & Saatchi - New Directors Showcase - Erik van Wyk

Another creative turned director, Erik van Wyk began his career at TBWA Johannesburg before moving to directing in 1999 through Velocity Films in South Africa. There he directed a series of award-winning commercials. He is now represented by London's Harry Nash and has built up a reel which demonstrates his immense versatility, from beautifully shot to spot-on observational comedy. Van Wyk claims to thrive on the quirkier side of life and enjoys strong conceptual executions of work.

Erik van Wyk

Virgin Upper Class 'Barber'

Drive Alive 'Seatbelt'

Virgin Upper Class

Agency: Network BBDO

Johannesburg, SA

T: +27 11 447 7111

Creative Director: Mike Shalit

Agency Producer: Lisa Jaffee

Art Director: Theo Ferreira

Writer: John Davenport

Production company: Velocity Afrika

Johannesburg, SA

T: +27 11 807 0100

Director: Erik Vanwyk

Producer: Bronwynne Hanger

Director of Photography: Vicci Turpin

Post-production company: Elevator

Cape Town, SA

T: +27 21 421 8020

Editor: Kobus Loods

Drive Alive

Agency: TBWA Hunt Lascaris

Johannesburg, SA

T: +27 11 884 0570

Agency Producer: Helena Woodfine

Writer: Sue Anderson

Production company: Harry Nash


T: +44 20 7025 7500

Production company: Velocity Afrika

Johannesburg, SA

T: +27 11 807 0100

Director: Erik Van Wyk

Producer: Bronwyn Hangar


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