An independent filmmaker and producer, he has been running the company graniza since 2007. Jacob holds an MA in Communication Studies from Roskilde University in Denmark, having spent semesters at Ryerson Polytechnic University (Toronto) experimenting with 16mm film, Concordia University (Montreal) engaging in film history and propaganda, and Humboldt University (Berlin) studying media sociology. He is also a post-graduate of the documentary program at the Andrzej Wajda School of Film Directing in Poland.
projects in progress
Rules of the Sea (documentary) - social doc. for TV, 52 mins, return of a Polish sailor after ten years working abroad. Supported by Polish regional fund.
On the Track of Europe (documentary) - creative doc. for cinema, TV, web, 70 mins, 52 mins, 5x7 mins, about European long-distance trains and their people. Supported by MEDIA.
Eric Amnesius – The Odyssey of a Royal Ghost (experimental / documentary / fiction) - fiction/doc./ interactive, 10x5 mins, web-series tracing the common history of the Baltic Sea region through the re-enacted life of a medieval king and later pirate.
Polish Illusions (documentary) - 73 mins/52 mins, Poland/ Germany/Denmark/France, 2012/2013, in coproduction with ARTE G.E.I.E, MDR, TVP1, YLE; screened at Hot Docs, Karlovy Vary, CPH:DOX etc. – Director, Co-editor, Producer
ABCinema (documentary) - 28 mins, history documentary, Denmark, 2009, for the Jørgen Leth Collection, distributed by the Danish Film Institute – Director, Co-editor, Producer
Kredens (documentary) - 26 mins, autobiographical, Poland/Denmark, 2007, broadcasted on TVP1, screened and awarded at Hot Docs, Odense IFF, Krakow FF, Edinburgh, Cinema du Reel, etc. – Director, Co-editor, Producer
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