Originally from Omaha, NE, Jeremy is an LA-based, bi-coastal editor (Pacific Ocean and Missouri River). He is a proud member of the Motion Picture Editors Guild.
Most recently, Jeremy edited on the AMC+ comedy series Cooper’s Bar. The series earned an Emmy nomination for actress Rhea Seehorn (Better Call Saul); and a Hollywood Critics Association nomination for Best Series.
Jeremy’s feature editing credits include:
—Tankhouse. Comedy. Starring Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future) and Richard Kind (Inside Out, Curb Your Enthusiasm).
—Netflix’ Spivak. Comedy. Starring Michael Cera, directed by Tony R. Abrams & Adam Larson Broder (Pumpkin), and produced by Andrea Sperling (Transparent). As Additional Editor.
—Attack of the Southern Fried Zombies. Horror-Comedy. “Lerman’s contribution as editor pulls all the scenes into a seamless, entertaining narrative.” –Ken Artuz, Decay Mag.
—Nebraska Supersonic. Comedy. “Easily the funniest comedy projected on a movie screen this year – or last!” –Timothy Schaffert, The Reader.
—Transformations. Documentary. Robert Prize Nominee/Danish Academy Award; Telluride Film Festival; CPH:DOX, Winner Nordic Dox Award. As Additional Editor.
Jeremy cut the pilot episode for the forthcoming Playboy Channel comedy Robots are Hard, directed by Jacob Pinger (Parks and Recreation), produced by Aaron Shure (Parks and Recreation, The Office) and Jonathan Mangum (The Drew Carey Show, Whose Line is it Anyway?).
Jeremy’s editing work has screened at such preeminent festivals as Telluride, Tribeca, AFI Fest, and the Emerging Filmmakers Showcase at Cannes.
Jeremy is a graduate of the AFI Conservatory’s MFA Editing program. At AFI, Jeremy studied with Donn Cambern, ACE (Easy Rider, The Last Picture Show); Howard Smith, ACE (The Abyss, Glengarry Glen Ross); Danny Greene, ACE (MASH, Blazing Saddles); Stan Salfas, ACE (Let Me In, War for the Planet of the Apes); David Cook, ACE (The Good Wife, SEAL Team); Martin Nicholson, ACE (Game of Thrones, Deadwood: The Movie); Farrel Levy, ACE (Nashville, Damages) and Wendy Greene Bricmont, ACE (Annie Hall, Mean Girls).
Prior to AFI, Jeremy earned a BA in Communications from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Film Independent Fellow; an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow; and an award-winning proofreader (really!).
Jeremy has mentored at Ghetto Film School; AFI Young Women in Film; The CineStory Foundation; and ReelWorks NYC.