EXCLUSIVE: UTA has signed award-winning filmmaker Erik Nelson (Terror and Glory: 1945) and his manufacturing corporate Inventive Variations for international illustration in all spaces.
Nelson is an IDA Award winner who maximum not too long ago directed and produced the Discovery+ function documentary Terror and Glory: 1945, which targeted at the ultimate months of International Conflict II and its penalties. He up to now wrote, directed and produced the International Conflict II documentary The Chilly Blue for HBO Max—additionally helming A Grey State, a prescient true-crime have a look at the tradition of conspiracy, launched in 2017. All 3 movies cling a 100% ranking on Rotten Tomatoes.
Nelson is differently perfect recognized for his collaborations with Oscar-nominated filmmaker Werner Herzog. The duo produced 4 movies in combination together with the Oscar-nominated Encounters on the Finish of the International, Grizzly Guy, Cave of Forgotten Goals and Into The Abyss, with Herzog narrating Nelson’s animated function Dinotasia and exec generating A Grey State.
Nelson earned his first IDA Award for Perfect Restricted Collection in 2012, for the docuseries On Loss of life Row, which he produced. He has additionally been identified over the process his profession with a Cinema Eye Honors Award nomination, in addition to noms on the Gotham Awards, the Trade and Monetary Reporting Emmy Awards, and the Information & Documentary Emmy Awards, with each Grizzly Guy and Cave of Forgotten Goals profitable New York and Los Angeles Movie Critics Awards, amongst different honors.
Previous to his paintings as a filmmaker, Nelson served as SVP of Characteristic Documentaries for Lionsgate Movies, the place he govt produced high-profile tasks together with Leonard Cohen: I’m Your Guy, Going through Ali and The U.S. vs. John Lennon, amongst others. He has additionally written items of cultural observation for the Los Angeles Instances, LA Weekly and Salon Mag.
Nelson is still represented through lawyer Marc Simon and Fox Rothschild.