Erik A. Jacobson

Erik A. Jacobson

Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Costa Mesa, California

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October 2014
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About Erik

Erik has written, produced, and directed a number of small, micro-budgeted films which have been very successful and have grossed a combined $4 million. He is currently raising funds to produce an inspirational family audience feature for 200K aimed at both the domestic and international markets.

GROSS RETURNS ON ERIK JACOBSON’S FILMS

FILM BUDGET RETURN

JUST LAST SUMMER, Pamela Newman :50:00 $32,000 $389,669

JANA, Kathy Lee Gifford :44:00 $26,500 $295,304

WELCOME HOME, Wendell Burton :50:00 $53,500 $821,652

BUFORD and FRIENDS, Series of Five (5) :30 films
w/Debbie Boone, Andrae Crouch, etc. $63,000 $510,000

SHOUT FOR JOY, Maureen McCormick, :58:00 $135,000 $867,000

FURY TO FREEDOM, Gil Gerard :79:00 (Sony) $208,000 $2,000,000

FURY TO FREEDOM, Gil Gerard :79:00
2nd Version - (Faith-based) $1,250,000


*With the exception of “Fury to Freedom’s” general release (Sony), producer received a net return that varied between 26% and 30% of gross income, depending on the film and contract.

Unique traits: A strong grasp of both the creative & business aspects of successful micro-budget filmmaking.

Awards

  • Best Actor, Film of the Year ~ Southern California Motion Picture Council

  • Silver Angel Award ~ Religion in Media

  • Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Youth Film, Best Director, Film of the Year ~ Crown Awards (for best inspirational films)

Education

  • UCLA, USC

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