Illinoisan artist Will Jacobs is known for his performance in Denouement (2017), which won Best Actor in a Dramatic Short at the Illinois International Film Festival in 2018 (selected out of 600 submissions). He is a graduate of The Second City's Improv Program in Chicago.
Will's short film, Animal (2014), was accepted out of 400 submissions and screened at the Chicago International Film Festival's 11th Annual CineYouth Festival. Animal (2014) was also shown at the 2015 Short Screens film festival in Brussels. Both of Will's short films, After (2015) and Lesser of Two Evils (2014), aired on cable network WTVP's "The Screening Room" in 2016.
Will is also the founder of the independent film production company, Mourning Dove Films.