Come join us for an Ask-Me-Anything session at Vancouver Film School on Apr 16th, when I'll talk stunts, motion capture, beards, action choreography, working in the industry, more beards, and so on. Hope to see you there. You can visit the Eventbrite page here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/ama-masterclass-series-with-stunt-professional-filmmaker-eric-jacobus-tickets-59906664446?aff=erelexpmlt
DMR: Talk about rehearsing the various fights: what are some of the new techniques and action you learned along the way? EJ: We start with the story. Walter has a sword, these guys have guns. You can't make a long, intricate fight when it's a sword versus a gun. We could do "gun-fu" or flail [...]
As somebody who has now put together several films of your own, who have been your greatest creative inspirations? Who are your favorite directors or writers? Aside from the Vaudeville and Hong Kong masters, I love the simplicity of the 80s genre film. We all love directors like John Carpenter. We love the movers of [...]
You’re standing in a line with a bunch of other people who are all trying to do what you want to do. However, if you stand in that line and think that out of all those people ahead of you, you’re gonna be the one that makes it, then you’re just as trapped as the [...]
On Tuesday I'll be interviewed on the On Blast Show, taking questions live about anything from my role in Mortal Kombat Legacy to my short stint on the latest A Good Day to Die Hard as well as anything related to Death Grip, Contour, The Stunt People, and whatever else you all can think of. Here's the info: [...]
Media Mikes' has just posted my interview on their site where I talk about my role in Mortal Kombat Legacy Season 2 as Stryker. There are a few other tidbits in there too, including my announcement of our next project Marine Core. We'll be making an official announcement in the coming weeks. Check out the interview [...]
A guy walks into an office for a job interview, but he's got a big surprise ahead of him. Features some Kali action with a ballpoint pen. Enjoy! Starring Edward Kahana Jr., Eric Jacobus, and Dave Yoo Director of Photography: Drew Daniels Check out more videos on our Youtube Channel.
I had the honor of being interviewed recently by Darkhan City Times for their Elders of the Runestone podcast. We talk about Jet Li, why some action films suck, videogames, and other nerdy stuff. I totally felt at home. Click here for the podcast. (Me punching Quinn, one of the super nice guys who interviewed [...]
Andy Coon of Final Cut Producer and documentarian/sound designer of "Dogs of Chinatown" has uploaded part 2 of my conversation about The Stunt People and whatever else matters. So click here for part 2: Click the image for Part 2 A small correction: I say "prozac" at one point, but I meant to say "vicodin".