About Us
Night is Y is a Toronto-based production company that produces cutting edge, high quality films and series that might otherwise be viewed as risky by contemporary studios. Uniting the talents of filmakers, artists, actors and musisians, the company is driven by the common goal of creating visually stunning, dynamic stories with artistic risk and rigour.
D.W. Waterson
D.W. Waterson is the director & creator of the award winning digital series That’s My DJ. Recently winning Best Director at NYTVF, TO Webfest, Vancouver WebFest and nominated for a Canadian Screen Award, Waterson was signed to GERSH agency. The creative force behind multiple music videos Waterson has dedicated herself to uniting the talents of artists to tell visually stunning, dynamic stories.
Devery Jacobs
Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs is an award-winning writer, director, producer and actor. Her short film Rae (2017) was an official selection of the 2018 Palm Springs Shortfest and she is currently producing the film adaptation of the best-selling novel, So Far From God (2020). Jacobs is a Canadian Screen Award nominated-actor, known for her performances in Rhymes for Young Ghouls (2013) and Neil Gaiman’s American Gods (2019).
James Poremba
James Poremba works primarily out of Toronto, Canada as a Cinematographer and Steadicam Operator. James has immersed himself in the many facets of the profession over the last decade, diving into narrative, documentary and corporate/commercial projects.
Simone Smith
Simone Smith is a Toronto-based film editor and Canadian Film Centre alumni. She has edited multiple award winning short films and most recently completing her second feature film SUCK IT UP which premiered at SLAMDANCE.
    AJ McLauchlin
    AJ is a colourist working in Toronto for the last 10 years in film, television, web and commercial. He has worked on projects featured in film festivals such as TIFF, Sundance, After Dark, Fantasia and Slamdance to name a few.