Devery Jacobs is a film and television actress, born and raised on the Mohawk reservation of Kahnawake, QC. Mainly known for her leading role as Aila in the award- winning feature film Rhymes for Young Ghouls, Devery was nominated for Best Actress at the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards. She has also been featured in numerous productions such as Exploding Sun, alongside Julia Ormond, Lionsgate Television’s The Dead Zone, as well as the television series Mohawk Girls. Devery's upcoming projects include the leading role of Lia in the feature film, The Sun at Midnight, the supporting role of Andrea in The Land of Rock and Gold and the supporting role of Tina in the go90 web series, COLD.
Devery has recently explored the other side of the camera, where she wrote, directed and produced her first short film, STOLEN, about Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women in Canada. It was succesfully funded on the crowdfunding site, Kickstarter, and is currently in post-production. Updates on STOLEN can be found here.