Norwegian Alexander Eik is an award-winning film and television director, writer and executive producer. His directorial film debut came in 2003 with the lighthearted romantic comedy The Woman of My Life (or Kvinnen i Mitt Liv). The following year he launched Cinenord, an independent production company, with cofounder and partner Silje Hopland Eik. Since then, Alexander has directed five feature films and three TV mini-series. He is an executive producer for the crime thriller series Wisting, starring Carrie-Anne Moss and Sven Nordin, based on the best-selling books by former detective Jørn Lier Horst. He is also the series creator, writer and director of the eight-part mini-series Atlantic Crossing, which was nominated in six categories at the 2020 Cannes International Series Festival including Best Series and Best Screenplay among others. The WWII drama, based on the true story of Princess Märtha Sophia Lovisa Dagmar Thyra of Sweden and Norway, has been distributed to 30 territories worldwide.