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Jacob Jarek

(1981 – )

Producer. Born 28/4 1981, Poland. Grew up in Norway. Graduated from the producing programme at The National Film School of Denmark in 2011. Has a bachelor in Film Studies and a Master in Media Production from Norwegian University of Science and Technology and went to the European Film College in 2003-04.

Jarek independently co-produced Nicolas Winding Refn's "Only God Forgives" (2013), which was selected for Competition at the Cannes Film Festival in 2013. After producing a number of short films, he and Ditte Milsted co-produced Grímur Hákonarson's Icelandic feature "Rams" (2015), which has received numerous awards, including the top prize in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes.

In 2011, Jacob Jarek established the production company Profile Pictures along with producers Ditte Milsted and Thor Sigurjonsson.

Profile Pictures has quickly reached a position as a solid and ambitious young company, specializing in genre films with an artistic edge, by new directors. That goes for Jarek's productions in the company of Ali Abassi's horror film 'Shelley' (2016), selected for the Berlinale Panorama section in 2016, Fenar Ahmad's action drama 'Darkland' (2017), a great critic's and box office hit, and Jens Dahl's single location thriller '3 Things' (2017).

Jacob Jarek received the Danish Directors' Ib Award in 2017.
Filmography Awards Festivals
Title Year Function Category
Valhalla 2019 Producer DK/Feature
Under the Tree 2018 Co-producer Feature
Uro 2017 Producer DK/Short fiction
Darkland 2017 Producer DK/Feature
3 Things 2017 Producer DK/Feature
Shelley 2016 Producer, Line producer DK/Feature
Finding Home 2016 Producer DK/Short fiction
In the Blood 2016 Executive producer DK/Feature
Lukas & The Aspies 2015 Producer DK/Short fiction
Riders 2015 Producer DK/Short fiction
Rams 2015 Co-producer Feature
París Nordursins 2014 Co-producer Feature
When Animals Dream 2014 Line producer DK/Feature
Weekend Dad 2013 Producer DK/Short fiction
The Children's World 2013 Producer DK/Short fiction
The Two of Us 2013 Producer DK/Short fiction
Only God Forgives 2013 Co-producer DK/Feature
The Flame and the Cotton Ball 2012 Producer DK/Short fiction
Tabu 2012 Production DK/Short fiction
M for Markus 2011 Producer DK/Short fiction
Two friends 2010 Producer DK/Short fiction
1989 when I was 5 years old 2010 Producer DK/Short fiction
Sheep 2009 Unit manager DK/Short fiction
Valhalla Rising 2009 Producer's assistant DK/Feature
Øen 2007 Assistant editor TV series
Fighter 2007 Producer's assistant DK/Feature
Dissolve 2004 Mand DK/Short fiction
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