Aaron Sauerland is a writer/director and digital scripty with experience in a variety of features and short films. This duality places him as a key crew member on set - understanding thoroughly the production side as well as post.
Name: Aaron Sauerland
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Director, Screenwriter and Script Supervisor
Film (short) by Olayinka Hassan (Drama and Family) Miscellaneous Crew A successful, overworked single mom learns that without her family's love and support, money holds no value, as she rebuilds her relationship with her child and sickly aunt.
Once More, with Feeling
Film (short) by Randall Shea (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew Iris and Will find each other at a time when they least expect it and most need it. Both having been living in isolation, they reflect the eccentricities brought on by long stretches of loneliness. Once they meet, everything changes. Iris has plans that don't include Will, however, creating a battle that is as volatile as it is absurd, with stakes that couldn't be higher. The explosion that ignites when these two come together will keep the audience riveted between laughter and tears. Written by Daphne Ashbrook
Film (short) by Michael Burgner (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Since his wife died in child birth, Samuel has become twisted with grief. His anger has manifested in extreme disciplinary measures that ensure his daughters internalize their sins. This is the story of Lillian, the rebellious child, who commits the greatest sin of all to free herself and her sister from the only world they've ever known.
Film (short) by Lungelo Kuzwayo (Adventure, Drama and Family) Miscellaneous Crew When Mbali, a charming and adventurous 7 year-old South African, defies the norm by making a new friend, she sparks a journey of transformation.
Film (short) by Jonathan Moeller (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew
Film (short) by Esteban Arango (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Blast Beat is a coming-of-age drama with some comedy thrown in the mix set in the year 2000 about CARLY and MATEO. Carly is a tougher-than-nails 17-year-old dude who's passionate about metal music; it's his escape, his ritual, and his definition. His 15-year-old rival brother, Mateo, is more of a free spirited, sensitive, and artistic soul. The brothers and their family are Colombian undocumented immigrants who have been living in the U.S. for only a year and are in the middle of a difficult and painful cultural transition. Nelly, The boys' mother, is having an affair with a man they know from church, and what's even worse their role-model father, Ernesto, has been suddenly picked up by the Immigration Police and is getting deported! When the news of the deportation comes to light, Mateo tries to carry out a crazy plan that would reunite him with his father. Even though the brothers are ultimate rivals, Carly sets out to protect Mateo from his own madness and save the future of the ... Written by Scratch & Sniff Pictures
Film (short) by Aaron Sauerland (Drama and Family) Actor, Director, Writer, Producer A young boy struggles to fix his relationship with his father by creating a robot in hopes to win the school talent show.
Film by Pete Sutton (Comedy and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew After one of the founding partners at a prestigious Chicago law firm suddenly dies, his co-founding partner, the rather eccentric Richard Hedd is charged with deciding who will become the next partner. Planning to take six months off sailing around the world with his wife, four associates are randomly chosen to compete for the open partnership position in a most unusual manner-They must each donate their time for the next six months to charitable work picked randomly out of a hat by Richard. The four driven lawyers are literally forced into becoming kind and compassionate individuals. At the end of six months, founding partner Hedd will presumably choose the new partner based upon the sacrifices, ingenuity and character decisions made by the associates. Written by Anonymous
Film by Julian Grant (Drama, Family and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew After a tragic accident, Andrew Daniels is alone and without hope. He must win back the love of his life, or risk losing her forever. This sets him off on a most unusual journey that will test his morals and values. His challenge is intensified when his wife becomes entrenched in the very faith that he has turned his back on.
Film by Ron Howard (Comedy and Drama) Actor A man finds out that what you don't say to a friend is just as important as what you do is this story of how far you can bend a brotherly bond before it snaps. Since college, confirmed bachelor Ronny (Vaughn) and happily married Nick (James) have been through thick and thin. Now partners in an auto design firm, the two pals are vying to land a dream project that would launch their company. Ronny's girlfriend, Beth (Connelly), and Nick's wife, Geneva (Ryder), are by their sides. But Ronny's world is turned upside down when he inadvertently sees Geneva out with another man and makes it his mission to get answers. As the amateur investigation dissolves into mayhem, he learns that Nick has a few secrets of his own. Now, with the clock ticking and pressure mounting on the biggest presentation of their careers, Ronny must decide what will happen if he reveals the truth to his best friend. Written by Universal Pictures
Columbia College Chicago