Erik Nelson


Erik Nelson is the producer of Werner Herzog’s 2005 feature GRIZZLY MAN, the Oscar nominated ENCOUNTERS AT THE END OF THE WORLD, and the 2011 “doubleheader” – Herzog’s 3D exploration into the CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS and death row feature, INTO THE ABYSS.

Nelson’s theatrical documentary work as a director includes DREAMS WITH SHARP TEETH, which premiered at SXSW in 2008, and an animated feature, DINOTASIA, currently playing on Netflix.

Nelson is also a regular contributor and cultural critic for the on-line magazine SALON.