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Filmmakers » Director, Cinematographer, Composer, Producer

Erik van Schaaik started filming at age twelve, creating super-8 flicks that made it to international television.
During his study graphic design Erik started working for Dutch television, creating a series of animation films, live action drama and documentaries, always using a variety of styles and techniques. After graduation Erik continued in the field of children's television writing, animating and directing many different shows.
For the big screen he created award winning shorts Vent, The Phantom Of The Cinema and Pecker. Erik is now working on animated horror comedy short Under The Apple Tree and feature Hieronymus.

Erik is member of the board of Netherlands Institute for Animation Film and chairman of the board of Klik! Amsterdam Animation Festival.