Vegard Stenberg Eriksen

Vegard Stenberg Eriksen has been Head of Scripted in the production company Monster since 2020. At Monster he has worked as an Excecutive Producer at the recent Bortført at TV2 and at “Furia for Viaplay, airing fall 2021. Earlier he worked as an Executive Producer in NRK, and was in charge of developing, producing and publishing Drama series in NRK Drama. He was responsible for the titles: “Homeground” season 2, “Exit” and “Twin”. 

Vegard was educated at the University of Trondheim as Cand. Philol. In the TV industry he started out as an editor within most genres, before directing several documentaries, then in 2007 rising to be a producer in NRK Drama.  He was the showrunner, producer and creator of “Mammon” together with his brother Gjermund Eriksen from 2014 to 2017. In his role as Acting Head of Drama in 2014, Vegard was also responsible for the production of “Eyewitness” and “Struggle for Life”.  

During his years in NRK he has produced different shows within several genres from thriller to comedy. He has won prizes like the Gullruten for best series “Sky Blue” and “Homeground”, the Panorama Award at Series Mania for “Exit” and the Golden Bird at the Seoul International Drama Awards for “Mammon” season 1. The second season of “Mammon” won the International Emmy award for outstanding Drama Series in 2017.