CEO | Skybound Galactic

Rick Jacobs is the CEO of Skybound Galactic, a television venture between Skybound Entertainment and Sony Pictures International Television with the capability to finance the development and production of scripted series. Rick oversees all Skybound Galactic projects, which includes the adaptation of Skybound comic book series Thief of Thieves with Assaf Bernstein (Fauda) directing, as well as adaptations of the hit Top Cow Series The Darkness and Think Tank. Rick is also an Executive Producer on upcoming Netflix Original Locke & Key and Wynonna Earp, which is entering its fourth season on SyFy and won the People’s Choice award for Best Syfy/Fantasy series of 2018. He also Executive Produced Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency, a co-production between BBC America and Netflix, served as Consulting Producer of Scare PewDiePie for YouTube Red, and Produced several feature films including Mr. Right and Spare Parts. Formerly at the literary management company Circle of Confusion, Rick has represented major comic book publishers including IDW Publishing & Top Cow, as well as award winning digital non-fiction publications The Atavist & Epic Magazine. Rick is the international representative to the board of the Pacific Screenwriting Program, a British Columbia based screenwriter training program co-sponsored by Netflix, Creative BC and the Canadian Media Producers Association.

MIA | Drama Speakers 2019