Erik De Bryun, is a Dutch feature film director, a TV series director a tv commercials director and a scriptwriter.Erik first feature film WILD MUSSELS was the opening film at the Dutch Film Festival in 2000. The film was nominated for Best Script and Best Actor and received the Dutch Film Critics Award of Best Film 2000, the Stimulation Award from the Amsterdam Arts Foundation and the Youth Award for Best Film. It won several other prizes such as the Russian Film Critic Award at the Internationals Film Festival in Moscow. WILD MUSSELS was screened at numerous international film festivals, including Cannes, Mannheim, Heidelberg, Kiev, Tallin, Warschau, Istanbul,Gent, Moscow, Washington and others.
In September 2007, NADINE, the second feature film, was released at the Dutch Film Festivaland it was Opening Film at the International Mannheim Heidelberg Filmfestival and went on showing at the international Film Festivals in Gent, Karlovy Vary, Sao Paolo and Warsaw.
Erik de Bruyn has made olso several short films (SPRING SONG-2005) Nominated for the NPS Award, THE WITNESS (Nominated as BEST SHORT Golden Calf 2006 and winner of the Best Short Film Award of the Italian Republic, IFF Montecatini).
He also shoot videoclips (NUFF SAID, KATJA Schuurman), the PUNANAS and recently ‘Clean Again’ for RACOON.