FORMAT: Feature Documentary
GENRE: Visual Sociology
RUNNING TIME: 90 min
DIRECTOR: Daniel Smukalla
PRODUCER: Aurélien Lainé
LANGUAGE: Korean

SYNOPSIS: Korea’s quick growth resulted in much contrast between the old and young, and rural and urban. This documentary visually shows the different aspects of Korean life, and is narrated over by Koreans of all ages and backgrounds that are a part of it. Their narration examines their thoughts of the Korea around them, of the different generations, and of all of the changes they have seen and experienced throughout their lives. All of this is blended together to show the diverse aspects of one country that has tremendously transformed in such a short time.


A STORY OF STORIES - different generations in South Korea


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FORMAT: Feature Film
GENRE: Crime, Drama
RUNNING TIME: 102 min
DIRECTOR: James Williams III
PRODUCERS: Aurélien Lainé, James Williams III, Kuiock Park
LANGUAGES: English and Korean

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SYNOPSIS: Haebangchon is a crime drama with an ensemble cast set a midst a mafia takeover of a small foreigner town in Seoul, South Korea. Each character seeks his or her own personal need for freedom. Q (Kahlid Tapia) is extorted by the mafia to sell a large amount of marijuana; he has no choice in matter if he wants to leave with his life, the problem is, he's not a very good drug dealer. Ji (Jennifer Yun) has pledged her life to the mafia in exchange for saving her father, she wants nothing more than to pay off her debt and return to being a full time mother, but she can't do that if Q fails. Mr. Yu, the clan leader, wants to take Haebangchon as a new means of income to sustain his family so that he can retire from the violent lifestyle.

AWARDS
Best Fight Choreography, Best Hand to Hand Combat Sequence, Best Action Actor, Best Feature Film at Urban Action Showcase 2015
Veteran Filmmaker Award at GI Film Festival 2015


Whoever said, “Smoking a little weed never hurt anybody?”


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FORMAT: Short Film
GENRE: Drama, Thriller
RUNNING TIME: 15 min
DIRECTOR: Aurélien Lainé
PRODUCERS: Aurélien Lainé, Hee-Young Sunwoo
LANGUAGE: Korean

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SYNOPSIS: 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.


You don't know the job until you do the job


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TITLE: Call Coho (2015)
GENRE: Drama
RUNNING TIME: 90 min
DIRECTOR: Daeryun Chang
PRODUCERS: Aurélien Lainé, Hee-Young Sunwoo
LANGUAGE: Korean

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SYNOPSIS: 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?

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Best Foreign Short Award for the 2015 December session of Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards
Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Actor in a Lead Role, Best Actress in a Supporting Role, Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Best Ensemble Cast, Best Cinematography, Best Sound and Best Production Design at the Global Independent Film Awards


The driver you need, available all night


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FORMAT: Music Video
GENRE: Comedy Hip-Hop
TALENT: Jesse Day
DIRECTOR: Aurélien Lainé
PRODUCERS: Aurélien Lainé, Hee-Young Sunwoo
LANGUAGE: Korean

CONCEPT: Jesse Day is a rapper and entertainer who has the ability to eat very spicy food. Through this tune, he talks about that ability and how people who don't people him usually are in for a big surprise. Spicy sauces, hot noodles and spicy pepper, it all goes in until someone gets knocked out.


COME AND FACE THE KING OF SPICES


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FORMAT: Feature Film
GENRE: Mystery, Thriller
RUNNING TIME: 95 min
DIRECTORS: Raoul Dyssell and William Sonbuchner
PRODUCERS: Aurélien Lainé, Raoul Dyssell and William Sonbuchner
LANGUAGES: English and Korean

SYNOPSIS: The sudden suicide of Anna Choi, a young Korean woman, forces her grief-stricken father, 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, her psychologist and a stranger who claims not to have known her. With the help of his trusted henchman, 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.


YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHO YOU ARE


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FORMAT: TV Pilot
GENRE: Scripted comedy format
RUNNING TIME: 6 to 8 min
DIRECTOR: Aurélien Lainé
PRODUCERS: Aurélien Lainé - Hee-Young Sunwoo
LANGUAGE: Korean

SYNOPSIS: IN LOVE is a fresh and addictive comedy series exploring the differences between the male and female perspective in highly identifiable situations. At the movies, in the bathroom, at the gym, on holiday, at the supermarket or with the in-laws, the Love Bugs couple is the perfect example of what happens when men and women try to live together. Whether they are deciding what film to see, what food to eat, what friends to hang out with, how to get ahead at the office or when to get married or have a baby, men and women usually can’t seem to agree on anything. No subject is too taboo to be turned into a hilarious commentary on modern life and her impeccable female logic and his no nonsense attitude to life will have you cheering for one or the other, or both!


Because men and women don’t see the world from the same perspective but can't live without one another


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FORMAT: TV Pilot
GENRE: Roundtable Interview
RUNNING TIME: 30 min
DIRECTOR: Aurélien Lainé
PRODUCERS: Aurélien Lainé - Hee-Young Sunwoo
LANGUAGE: English

SYNOPSIS: Each episode of Open Talk brings together a changing panel of experts from the business, academic or political spheres who discuss a trending or challenging topic. Each show is set in a different coffee shop fostering a relaxed atmosphere in which panelists openly talk about the subjects at hand. Understanding and solutions develop when viewers and experts find themselves immersed in a familiar and enjoyable environment, helping to break barriers and offering the feeling that everyone sits at the same table.


An open discussion in a relaxing environment


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FORMAT: Short Film
GENRE: Feel-Good, Drama
RUNNING TIME: 8 min
DIRECTOR: Daeryun Chang
PRODUCER: Aurélien Lainé
LANGUAGE: Korean

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SYNOPSIS: A young teacher who 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.


The first step is always the most difficult


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FORMAT: Web Series
GENRE: Scripted comedy format
RUNNING TIME: 1 to 2 min, 30 episodes
WRITER-DIRECTOR: Aurélien Lainé
PRODUCER: Aurélien Lainé
LANGUAGE: English

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SYNOPSIS: ATtheCOUNTER is a comedy webseries about random people in bars, anywhere, anytime and discussing everything.


A Man Walks Into A Bar...


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FORMAT: Short Film
GENRE: Zombie, Horror
RUNNING TIME: 6 min
DIRECTOR: Aurélien Lainé
PRODUCER: Sarah Yejin Jung
LANGUAGE: English

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SYNOPSIS: Project ZT - Genesis is the story of a changing world which sees a virus appear, sees it spread and be accepted as part of everyone's everyday life. It is the story of a man who sees a virus appear, sees it spread, sees his entire universe fall apart and sees himself lose everything to become something that he fears, something, barely someone, not human but still alive.


Who am I now?


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