About Us
Night is Y is a Toronto-based production company that produces cutting edge, high quality series and films. With the focus of uplifting queer, Indigenous and BIPOC content, Night is Y 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 non-binary/queer creator and director of the 6 million viewed, award-winning digital series THAT’S MY DJ (2015-2018). Waterson’s work has garnered a Canadian Screen-award Nomination, won 5 Best Director awards as well as Noteable’s 2017 Director of the Year award. D.W. is the creative force behind multiple series including the Crave Original THE D CUT (2020), CBC Gem’s DEVOUT +OUT (2019) and multiple music videos, directing for bands such as Caveboy, Princess Century, For Esmé and Featurette. D.W. was hand-selected by Idris Elba and his team to consult, shadow legendary producer/director Tristram Shapeero and to direct 2nd unit on the Netflix Original series TURN UP CHARLIE (2019).  D.W. also recently shadowed Stephanie Morgenstern on NBC’s Nurses (2020) and Clement Virgo on the Netflix Original series Grand Army (2020). Waterson is a CFC Director’s Lab alum and is signed to The Gersh Agency and Meridian Artists. 
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).