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.
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)