German-born Björn first found success as a creative at TBWA Paris, working on a series of award winning international campaigns. He launched his directing career in 2007 as co-founder of lauded directing collective The Vikings, whose work attracted over 100 international awards. With films such as the funny yet poignant ‘Power of Wind’. It was the second most awarded commercial worldwide in 2007 and counted a Cannes Gold Lion and an honorable mention at Sundance amongst its accolades. It wasn’t long until he ventured out on his own as a director.
As an art director he built a vocabulary to create films which are both sensitive and playfully unexpected in order to elicit powerful emotional viewer experiences. His film esthetic shines through in elegantly crafted imagery. A close observer of the minutia found across all human stories, he is equally at ease moving through the realms of comedy and drama. His work strikes a psychological chord in a wide range of audiences.
Björn is signed to Smuggler.