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GREGORY JACOBS (Director / Producer) is a film and television producer, director, and writer. He currently executive produces the Cinemax television series "The Knick," starring Clive Owen, directed by Steven Soderbergh. Additionally, Jacobs writes and executive produces the new Amazon Studios series, "Red Oaks."

Jacobs produced "Edge of Tomorrow," directed by Doug Liman, and starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. He also produced the HBO Liberace biopic "Behind The Candelabra," for which he won the 2013 Emmy for Outstanding Miniseries or Movie and the 2014 Golden Globe Award for Best TV Movie or Miniseries. The film, starring Matt Damon and Michael Douglas, was directed by Steven Soderbergh, and premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

Other films Jacobs has produced for Soderbergh include "Side Effects," starring Rooney Mara and Jude Law; "Magic Mike," starring Channing Tatum and Matthew McConaughey; the thriller "Haywire," starring Mixed Martial Arts fighter Gina Carano; the global thriller "Contagion," with an ensemble cast led by Marion Cotillard, Matt Damon, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow and Kate Winslet; "The Informant!," starring Matt Damon; "The Girlfriend Experience," starring Sasha Grey; "The Good German," starring George Clooney, Cate Blanchett and Tobey Maguire; "Full Frontal," starring Julia Roberts and Catherine Keener; "Bubble," which, starring non-actors, premiered at the 2005 Venice Film Festival before being screened at the Toronto and New York Film Festivals; and "Equilibrium," Soderbergh's segment of a trio of short films released together as "Eros," which had its premiere at the 2004 Venice Film Festival. Michelangelo Antonioni and Wong Kar-wai directed the other two segments.

Jacobs was the executive producer on Soderbergh's two-part Spanish-language film "Che," starring Benicio Del Toro as Che Guevara. The films had their debut at the 2008 Cannes Film Festival, where Del Toro received the Best Actor Award. Jacobs also executive produced "Ocean's Thirteen," "Ocean's Twelve," "and Solaris." He was first assistant director on "Ocean's Eleven"; the Academy Award-winning "Traffic"; "Erin Brockovich," nominated for an Academy Award; "The Limey"; "Out of Sight"; "The Underneath"; and "King Of The Hill."

Jacobs directed the horror thriller "Wind Chill," starring Emily Blunt, Ashton Holmes and Martin Donovan, which was released in 2007. He made his writing and directorial debut on "Criminal," starring John C. Reilly, Diego Luna and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Prior to its September 2004 release, the film was shown at the Venice, Deauville and London Film Festivals.

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