Jacob Chase

Jacob directing age 9

Jacob wrote and directed Come Play for Amblin and Focus Features, based on his short film Larry. It was released Halloween 2020, coming in number one at the pandemic box office. He next directed four episodes of The Girl in the Woods for Peacock, which premiered in October 2021.

Jacob sold his untitled Supernatural Spec to Paramount with The Picture Company producing and sold his spec Infinite to Sony Pictures with Original Film producing. Those scripts landed on the 2018 and 2019 Hit List for the best specs of the year. Previously, Jacob sold his musical TV show Harmony to ABC with Mandeville and ABC Studios producing. He is an alum of the 2017 Sundance Episodic Lab and was listed as one of “Hollywood’s Top 100 New Writers” on the 2017 Young & Hungry List.

Additionally, he has written screenplays for New Line, Amazon, The Jim Henson Company, Cirque du Soleil, among others.

He won the 2016 Crash the Super Bowl contest with his commercial Doritos Dogs, which aired during the Super Bowl and earned him an exclusive directing mentorship under Zack Snyder on the set of Justice League. Jacob directed the feature film The Four-Faced Liar which premiered at Slamdance and won the HBO Audience Award for “Best First Feature” at Outfest. Jacob has directed commercials and branded content for Sony, Pandora, and Beats by Dre.

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