Ariel Payne

Ariel Payne


Director and screenwriter in Detroit, Michigan

About Ariel

I am a Director/Screenwriter, avid reader, and researcher.
I have been working in Film and Tv Since 2009. I have 3 features, 7 shorts and a host of
independent project under my belt.

I am accredited as: B'Daren V. Payne

Not much else to say. Let's get to work.

Name: Ariel Payne

Lives in: Detroit, Michigan

Company: Freelance

Occupation: Director and Screenwriter

Unique traits: Historical Researcher. I've been told I keep it triller than most.


  • Wolf Who Cried Boy

    Wolf Who Cried Boy (2015)
    Film (Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller and 1 More) Second Unit Director A battle of wills ensues when a streetwise teenager trespasses on a dangerous scrapper's territory.

  • King Ripple

    King Ripple (2015)
    Film (Fantasy, Horror, Thriller and Short) Second Unit Director Four teens travel into a desolate and decrepit urban wasteland brought forth by the very being they wish to find, dead or alive.

  • The Neverlands

    The Neverlands (2015)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Thriller and Short) KEY SET P.A This is the place where lost boys graduate into a life of chaos at a young age to be permanently cast out of society. This is where squandered youth meets manhood head on.

  • The Listing

    The Listing (2015)
    Film (Fantasy, Horror, Thriller and Short) KEY SET P.A An invisible malevolent entity impatiently waits for a family to haunt in this expertly wound and spooky jack-in-the-box of a horror short.

  • Madman or Martyr

    Madman or Martyr (2014)
    Film (Documentary) P.A A detailed portrait on white abolitionist, John Brown.

  • Entangled Web

    Entangled Web (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Director In the city of Jansen, Mayor Daryl Johnson has been put into office by a group of business people that are similar to the mob. When Mayor Johnson decides to start doing things for himself, they threaten to ruin his career.

  • The Double

    The Double (2011)
    Film (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Costume and Wardrobe Department Story kicks off with the mysterious murder of a senator bearing the marks of a Soviet assassin, who was long thought to be dead. To hunt down the killer, a retired CIA operative, who spent his career going toe-to-toe with his Soviet nemesis, is teamed with a young FBI agent. Written by Variety


  • Best Male Performance - 2006 West Bloomfield Film Festival - International Thespian Society


  • Motion Picture Institute

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