Jason Jacobs was honoured in 2017 by Kunste Onbeperk, Klein Karoo National Arts Festival for his contribution to South African Theatre and Performing Arts. He is a recipient of the Theatre Arts Admin Collective Emerging Theatre Director’s Bursary. Jacobs is a playwright and theatre-maker with highly successful productions under his belt. He further specialises in theatre for young imaginations (0-7 years old). As a published writer and performer of poetry, Jacobs headlined twice at the Naked Word Festival, founded by Lingua Franca. After being nominated for a Fleur du Cap in the best new director category, Jacobs co-directed the annual award ceremony in 2017. He recently wrote and directed his first film, Nama Swaan, a PaperJet Production for the 2018 Silwerskermfees.