My name is Aurélien and I am a French born, New Zeland trained writer and producer currently living in Seoul, South Korea. I am written several features, award winning short films, TV pilots and a comedy webseries. My latest feature was invited and pitched at the HANIFF project market and currently doing the rounds to help me find representation.
Name: Aurélien Lainé
Lives in: Seoul, South Korea
Company: AJP Productions
Occupation: Director, Screenwriter and Producer
Bag of Bones
Film (Action and Short) Writer-Director A novice hitman is startled by all his 'contracts' terminating themselves by accident. He celebrates the chance to be paid the big bucks while not actually killing anyone until one of his targets refuses to die.
Film (Short and Drama) Producer Coho is a proxy driver who gets paid to drive other people's cars so that they can freely go drinking. His clients only think they see a man who is all out of luck but what mysterious past is he actually hiding?
Haebangchon: Chapter 1
Film (Crime and Drama) Producer Haebangchon is a crime drama with an ensemble cast set a midst a mafia takeover of the small foreigner town. It features multiple characters on both sides of the conflict who are faced with their own personal needs for freedom that culminates into the larger story (similar to the movies 'Crash' and 'Go'). One of the subplots include the Mafia's extortion of a foreigner named Q (Kahlid Tapia) who is forced to sell a large amount of marijuana in order to leave with his life, the problem is, he's not a very good drug dealer and he loses the weed. Another one hinges on the mafia's slavery of one of its henchmen Ji (Jennifer Yun). Ji pledged her life to the mafia in exchange for her fathers, she wants nothing more than to pay off her debt and return to being a full time mother. Mr. Yu, the clan leader, wants to take Haebangchon as a new means of income for his family before he retires. Written by James Williams III
Film (Mystery) Producer The sudden suicide of Anna Choi (Kimberley M. Buxton), a young Korean woman, forces her grief-stricken father (Allan Choi), a powerful, corrupt man, to seek retribution against those responsible for pushing her over the edge. He seeks out the ones with whom she was closely involved with in the short time leading up to her death: her boyfriend (Daniel Kennedy), her psychologist (Lauren Ash-Morgan) and a stranger (Quinn Knox) who claims not to have known her. With the help of his trusted henchman (Jung-Gi Min), he has them captured and tied up in an abandoned warehouse with the intention of interrogating them to find out the truth behind his daughter's suicide and killing the one he feels is to blame. In the middle of nowhere, far away from help of any kind, they have no choice but to co-operate with the father's will, while trying to find a way out. Through a series of flashbacks, we discover who all these people really are and the role they played in Anna's life. However, nothing is ... Written by Anonymous
Film (Drama and Short) Writer-Producer A young teacher must overcome his fear of speaking in public to truly become the teacher he wants to be and find the joy and warmth in his work.
Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Producer 'The Empire' transports Shakespeare's 'Richard III' into a high rise penthouse and follows a manipulative woman who is turned on by a friend she believes murdered her husband. She turns the tables of vulnerability when she coerces him into a sexual encounter aimed to leave him at her mercy. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short, Drama and Sci-Fi) Producer Paul's search for perfection seems to have been reached with Inara but it is what happened to Aurora on that fateful night which Paul cannot and will not forget. Paul's story is that of ourselves, in constant search for perfection in our consumerist society and our inability to recognize that what we want is not necessarily what we need. Through his relationships with Inara, Aurora and Anna we see the beginnings of recognition and acceptance that there is no such thing as a perfect human being and that just maybe it is chaos and imperfection in which we can find true happiness. Written by Anonymous
Television (Comedy) Writer-Showrunner The hilarious discussions that clients have while at the counter of a local bar.
Project ZT: Genesis
Film (Thriller and Short) Writer-Director It started as an oddity, then spread out and finally became just another fact of life, until it touches you, personally and that you starts to understand that you are losing everything, in an instant.
I Miss You
Film (Drama and Short) Writer-Director Two souls, separated, one missing the other and the other moving on.
Film (Thriller and Short) Writer-Director A man with strange dreams tries to find answers and a question too.
Freedom for All
Film (Family and Short) Writer-Director When an inanimate object finds its way to freedom, the world becomes a slightly better place.