Jakob co-founded German animation outfit Studio Soi in 2003 where he co-directed some of the studio's bigger successes including The Gruffalo, nominated for both a BAFTA and an Academy Award in 2010/11.
Jakob left Studio Soi in 2014 and went on to co-direct Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes Part 1 & Part 2. The project was recently awarded with an Annie Award, a BAFTA and also nominated for an Academy Award in 2018.
Jakob is a lecturer at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg since 2004.
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