Sam Boyd’s first feature as writer/director is In a Relationship, starring Emma Roberts, which premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival to critical acclaim and will be released theatrically by Vertical Entertainment this fall. The feature was based on Boyd's short film of the same name which starred Dakota Johnson, and was itself acclaimed by The Playlist, Nowness, Who What Wear, and numerous other publications after Vogue.com premiered it in 2015. The short went on to be viewed nearly a million times. Boyd has also directed branded content for clients such as Gatorade, Byrdie, and Laura Mercier, and co-written an episode of the IFC series Stan Against Evil. His TV pilot Love Life is currently in development, and being produced by Paul Feig. Boyd graduated from NYU Film School in 2012.