Jacob Jarek is a graduate from the National Film School of Denmark. Simultaneously with starting up Profile Pictures, Jacob was a co-producer on Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Only God Forgives” (2013 – Cannes main competition) and line produced Jonas Arnby’s feature “When Animals Dream” (2014) which premiered in the Cannes Critic’s Week. Through Profile Pictures he has co-produced Grímur Hákonarson’s “The Rams” (2015) which won the Cannes Un Certain Regard and was sold worldwide, produced Ali Abbasi’s feature film “Shelley” (2016) which world premiered at Berlinale Panorama in 2016, as well as numerous other features. Jacob ’s recent producer credit includes the third season the acclaimed TV show “Follow the Money”, and in late 2019 the epic fantasy-adventure film “Valhalla” by Fenar Ahmad is set to be released. Jacob is at the moment financing new film and Tv-series by among other directors like Ali Abbasi (“Border”) and Christian Tafdrup (“Parents”). Jacob is an alumnus of the 2013 Inside Pictures programme.