ERICKSON is a writer and film editor based in Los Angeles. He
edited several features after UCLA Film School and worked in special
effects on Close Encounters of the Third Kind and 1941
before becoming an editor of television spots and film trailers.
He headed the editorial department for MGM Home Video for six
years and produced the rediscovery and restoration of the ‘lost’
ending to Robert Aldrich’s Kiss Me Deadly in 1997.
a film editor, Glenn was nominated for an Emmy for editing on
the 2001 Oscar show. He has lately edited special edition documentaries
for the DVD releases of North by Northwest, Kramer
vs. Kramer, Buckaroo Banzai, To Live and Die
in LA, The Magnificent Seven and The Good, the
Bad and the Ugly. The docu he edited for West Side Story
won a prize as best DVD documentary of 2003.
first writing work was for the FILMEX film exposition in Los Angeles.
He’s the co-author of The Making of 1941 and has
appeared in print with writing on film noir and horror films.
Since 1997 he’s written an online column reviewing DVD discs
called DVD Savant, presently a special feature at DVDTalk.com,
and is a member of the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS). He
recently recorded a commentary for the DVD release of the film
noir Gun Crazy.
Erickson is married with three children, all of which are smarter,
wittier and better looking than he is. (They take after their
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