Amy is a short film written and directed by Jacob Chase.
A pair of ex-lovers spend a spontaneous afternoon together that could either lead to rekindled love or further heartbreak. No promises either one will come out of this unscathed.
The photography of the film is by Danny Grunes and the actors are Alex Karpovsky & Troian Bellisario.
Jacob Chase has written films for The Jim Henson Company, Cirque du Soleil, Amazon Studios, and more. He directed the feature film The Four-Faced Liar which premiered at Slamdance Film Festival and went on to win the HBO Audience Award for “Best First Feature” at Outfest. Recently, Vulture.com listed The Four-Faced Liar as one of the “27 Great Indie Romantic-Comedies From the Last 10 Years.” Jacob directed the short film After-School Special written by Neil LaBute and starring Sarah Paulson and Wes Bentley. After-School Special has been screened at 50+ film festivals including Palm Springs International Shortfest and Hollyshorts where Chase won the “Future Filmmaker Award.” Additionally, the short gained a worldwide theatrical release in a shorts block entitled Stars in Shorts, released by Shorts International. Jacob recently wrote and directed a new short film entitled Amy, starring Alex Karpovsky and Troian Bellisario. Jacob directed staged readings of Martin McDonagh’s A Behanding in Spokane (starring Billy Burke, Devon Gummersall, and Edi Gathegi) and Terri Minsky’s Amazing Frogs and Toads (starring Abigail Spencer, Patrick J. Adams, Katie Aselton, and Josh Pence). In addition to his film and theater work, Jacob is the creative director of “Big Worm’s Sherwood Scare,” a non-profit haunted house that runs during the Halloween season and raises money for Big Worm’s Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.