DER Filmmaker – Per Erik Erikson

Per Erik Eriksson

United States
  • Per Erik Eriksson bought his first video camera in 1994 while working as a radio correspondent for Swedish National Radio in China. Since then, he has produced, directed, and shot documentaries and ethnographic videos in Southeast Asia for Harvard University and the American Museum of Natural History. In 2003 Eriksson earned a MA from Stanford University in Documentary Film and Video. There he made Propane Rain which was nominated for a Golden Gate Award at the San Francisco International Film Festival. In San Francisco Pelle worked for KQED/BVAC as videographer and sound-recordist for the Emmy award-winning TV series Spark. Pelle has received numerous awards as editor, and videographer including two Telly Awards and two WorldFest Remi awards (2004 – 2005) for his work with various Cable TV shows. As professor at Southeastern University, Eriksson supervised Emmy award-winning student work. Several of his short documentaries have been broadcast on local PBS channels.

    In 2004, Eriksson collborated with filmmakers Liam Dalzell and Johan Lindquist to create B.A.T.A.M.