Tovya Jacobs is an award-winning writer and consultant. His work builds upon the methods of his former mentors: legendary producer Steven Bach (Raging Bull, Annie Hall) and current A-list writer Meg LeFauve (Captain Marvel, Inside Out). Not only is Tovya sought out as a master of storytelling, but also for his unique perspective as a queer artist.
2022 - Tovya’s script Piano Man swept the major competitions (Current Finalist, PAGE Awards; Quarterfinalist, Nicholl Fellowship; Quarterfinalist, Austin Film Festival) while his family script, Cambria, (workshopped by Pixar’s guru Meg LeFauve,) is currently a Quarterfinalist at Screencraft Animation
2020 - Tovya’s pilot for a fully interactive, “choose your own journey” series, Firebreaker, was named in the Top 10 of all Interactive Screenplays by Branches Interactive
2019 - Letter to a Young Planet (2018) was recognized by the University of Victoria in their study on Artificial Intelligence in Film
2017 - Singularity (2017), a dark comedy about the future of technology and relationships, was recognized as among the year’s Best Sci-Fi (The Navigators) and the first complete English translation of the classic French farce The Madwoman of Chaillot made its debut (a commission by The Theatre Factory Studio)
Other scripts include: Death Department (2016), The Holy Kitchen (2015), Kafka In Bed (2014) (Company of Angels); Hot Planet (2015) (Theater Action); Lenticular Drift (2008) (Margot Tenney Theater)