Erik Nelson

Erik Nelson is the director of A Gray State. He is the producer of Werner Herzog’s award-winning documentaries Grizzly Man, Encounters at the End of the World, Into the Abyss and Cave of Forgotten Dreams. His previous work as a director includes the Harlan Ellison documentary, Dreams with Sharp Teeth, which premiered at SXSW in 2008. (Photo by Galen Fletcher, courtesy Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.)


Collaborating with Ghosts (and Werner Herzog)

By Erik Nelson | November 1, 2017

Collaborating with Ghosts (and Werner Herzog)

Erik Nelson explains how his cinematic communing with the dead started with Grizzly Man, and continues with his new film, Gray State.