Erik Nelson is the president of Creative Differences. In 2018, Nelson produced and directed the upcoming HBO documentary The Cold Blue, and in 2017, produced and directed A&E and Netflix’s feature documentary A Gray State. In 2005, Nelson produced Werner Herzog’s feature Grizzly Man, Herzog’s 2008 Oscar nominated Encounters At The End Of The World, both for the Discovery Channel, and the 2011 doubleheader -- Herzog’s 3D exploration of the Cave Of Forgotten Dreams for the History Channel, and Into The Abyss for ID. Nelson also brought Herzog to ID for Herzog’s 8 hours On Death Row, which won the 2012 IDA award for Best Limited Series. Nelson also directed and produced the 2008 feature documentary on the late Harlan Ellison, Dreams With Sharp Teeth, and co-directed and produced Discovery’s 2012 animated feature Dinotasia.