Title

Jacob:

A Short Film Based on a True Story

Bobby Chase
Owner/Producer

Bobby Chase is an award winning Screenwriter/Producer/Director/Editor. His work has appeared on major networks such as CBS, NBC, FOX, ABC, PBS, and The CW. Bobby is a graduate of Plattsburgh State University.  He then moved to New York City to work in the independent film industry and even interviewed comedy legends like Will Ferrell. This was of course until he ran out of money and was tired of sleeping on other people's couches (this happens to a lot of people, right?). 


He then moved back upstate where he grew up and began working in the advertising industry. Bobby is also the co-creator of the award-winning Amazon Prime comedy series, 'Welcome Home' and is widely known for his multi award-winning short film, 'Jacob' which retells the story about the day he lost his brother to suicide and how humor helped get him through it.


A Suicide Prevention and Kidney Foundation activist, Bobby likes to give back whenever possible.


Recent Projects

- Co-creator of the comedy series, WELCOME HOME 


Writer/Director of DEMENTIA which premiered at the Adirondack Film Festival. 


- Winning Finalist for the Electric City Script Contest for his feature length comedy screenplays, KNIT WITS, & THE HELL WITH KIDS


- Writer/Director of JACOB, a award-winning short film based on Bobby's experience the day he found his brother's body after taking his own life and how he managed to deal with it.