Bjørn Erik Pihlmann Sørensen (b. 1975) is a Norwegian-based producer and director from the South coast of Norway. His works includes a wide range of commercials, TV-productions, documentaries and fiction.
His visual talent has emerged from working as cinematographer and editor, which started his career. He holds a Master of Fine Arts in fiction direction from the National Film and Television School in the UK. In addition to working as a producer and director, he also develops numerous projects as a co-writer through his own company Pihlmann Films.
His short RECKLESS (2013), the first in a short film trilogy, has screened at several international film festivals and also received two prizes at Born Shorts and was acknowledged as one of the European top 5 short films of 2013 by Cineuropa. BROKE is the second film of this trilogy.
For the last 15 years Bjørn Erik has also been teaching emerging young film makers in the disciplines of producing and directing.