Eric Jacobus contributed greatly to bringing the action of God of War as Kratos to the PS4. He is not only an amazing stunt performer, actor, fight choreographer, and stunt coordinator but also a passionate team member full of creative ideas. The team here at Sony Santa Monica were honored to work with him to evolve the combat fidelity of this franchise and bring it to millions of God of War fans.
Bruno VelazquezGod of War, Animation Director
"Eric has a rare ability to choreograph and perform action for the global stage. Well-rounded and versatile, he's the embodiment of East-meets-West in the action world."
John SalvittiSpecial ID, Pound of Flesh, Flashpoint
"[T]here’s people who deserve more recognition than what they get. ... [T]he stunt-people like Eric Jacobus are producing some incredible independent content of their own."
Gareth EvansDirector, The Raid: Redemption
"Eric Jacobus you are a damn beast! Thank you for making all that moves in the realm of stunts and combat absolutely freaking AMAZING! I hope this is the beginning of a long and great collaboration! Everyone should watch this!"
Corey BarlogDirector, God of War
"Jacobus is reproducing a lot of Tekken characters in real life, like Baek. Baek is not motion captured but mostly hand animated, which is hard to reproduce... amazing.)"
Katsuhiro HaradaDirector, Tekken
"I was very sure the one to collaborate with for the action of "The Man Who Feels No Pain" would be movie fans and people who want to be students of the art for life. No point reaching out to to jaded masters. In Eric I found a passionate Martial Artists and keen movie observer. Incredible Indie heart and mad skills."
Vasan BalaMan Who Feels No Pain, Writer & Director
"Working with Eric Jacobus on multiple titles has been enlightening in the videogame world. Not only does he understand the process of performance to data input to the various forms of animation editing, Eric is more than capable of offering ideas in exciting action sequences."
Stan HomPrinciple Animator / Motion Capture Director, 2K Games
Needing to expand our talent pool Eric Jacobus was a perfect fit for our project. Eric's passion in acting, martial arts and stunts are reflected in his every action with an eagerness to ensure perfection. His experience and understanding of both film and the video game industry bring a great harmony to the performance with the added benefit to expand on the creativity processes. Eric is a hidden gem in the industry and a pleasure to work with. Truly a great experience!
Carlos PesinaMotion Capture Supervisor, Mortal Kombat 11