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A brazen theft leads a newly married couple on a wild chase across the streets of Los Angeles and into a complex intersection of race, justice, and self discovery.

Based on true events.

THE CHASE is

written, produced by, and starring NICK JANDL (Nashville, Lucifer, Chicago Fire)

directed by MIKE DOYLE (Jersey Boys, The Invitation, Narcos)

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starring NICK JANDL, CHALEY ROSE, KEVIN DANIELS, KEN KIRBY, ANDREW LEES, BRANDON FOBBS, SHARAÉ NIKAI

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The Chase is an authentic LA tragicomedy that challenges the audience to tell right from wrong, hero from villain. As it sprints across back alleyways and busy streets, this short film explores white privilege, socioeconomic conflict, and of course, spousal dedication.

In a big city like Los Angeles, the melting pot bubbles furiously. This story reveals a few of the key social and cultural ingredients through a narrative that only diverges slightly from the real-life events that occurred on that fateful night.

contact: chaseshortfilm@gmail.com

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meet the director

MIKE DOYLE recently directed Sell By, a feature length romantic comedy he wrote and directed that stars Kate Walsh (Grey’s Anatomy). His directorial debut Shiner premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival where it was a finalist for Best Narrative Short. As an actor, Mike has appeared in such films as Jersey Boys, The Invitation, and the TV series Law & Order: SVU and has used this on set experience to shadow established TV directors on shows such as Girls, Smash, Brothers and Sisters, and In Treatment to name a few.

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meet the writer/producer/star

NICK JANDL is best know for his recurring role on the hit series Nashville and has appeared on multiple TV shows including Chicago Fire, Code Black, Lucifer, NCIS, and many more. He has carried lead roles in several independent features and opposite Jamie Lee Curtis in the CBS pilot Only Human. As a writer/producer, Nick has written both comedy and drama pilots and is currently developing a drama series for television.

Nick met director Mike Doyle on the set of Warner Bros' superhero movie Green Lantern in which they both played brothers to star Ryan Reynolds.


Our Indiegogo campaign is 104% funded! A massive thank you to everyone who contributed.

It's Gunnar vs. Dr. Rand all over again. NASHVILLE star SAM PALLADIO asks for your help to support THE CHASE