Hey, I'm Héloïse!

Los Angeles, California

Héloïse Chung is a Korean-American writer and director with a background in advertising. A nomadic childhood spent on US military bases exposed Héloïse to a wide range of experiences that continues to influence her work. Her focus is on female-driven narratives that tackle social and environmental issues.

 

Her latest project is Vice Versa, a body swap comedy for the #metoo generation. She also writes and directs with the comedy sketch troupe Nightpantz

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

The Ball Method

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Biography, Drama

The untold story of African American chemist Alice Ball, who at the age of twenty-three found an effective treatment for leprosy in 1915.

109%

This project got the green light!

Amendment

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

When a young, homeless boy upends her tightly controlled world, a waitress is forced to face her own traumatic past.

101%

This project got the green light!

Radical Cram School-- SEASON 2!

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Music

RADICAL CRAM SCHOOL is a kid-centric, unscripted web series created by Kristina Wong that empowers Asian American and all kids of color.

92%

This project got the green light!

Adulting Web Series

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

Adulting is a comedic web series about an unlikely duo, Katie and Charlie, who take their first stab at the real world together and attempt

102%

This project got the green light!

Another Period in Time

Atlanta, Georgia Series
Comedy, Drama

A free black woman from 1863 wakes up in 2018 ATL & meets an entitled millennial. Can she get home or learn to love avocado toast & selfies?

106%

This project got the green light!

Bella, Citizen Artist

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Documentary

A film about the life, work, influence and impact of California-based choreographer/dancer/artist Bella Lewitzky.

102%

This project got the green light!

Endless Light

Fairbanks, Alaska Film Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.

101%

This project got the green light!

Broker 2

New York, United States Film Feature
Comedy, Thriller

A small-town serial killer moves from his usual hunting grounds to the Big Apple, where he finds it hard to adjust to city living.

84%

This project got the green light!

RUNAROUND SUE

Natchitoches, Louisiana Film Feature
Drama, Music

RUNAROUND SUE is a small-town Southern bartender known for breaking hearts... until THE WANDERER comes to town.

103%

This project got the green light!

Brown With Blue

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Romance

A handyman & his girlfriend struggle with substance abuse to cope with their problems.

102%

This project got the green light!

Big Girl

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

A plus-size woman in NYC navigates our size-obsessed culture with cynical humor and unapologetic self-love.

81%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland, Florida Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

Pink

Los Angeles, California Series
Drama

As narcotics hit Washington DC hard in 1987, four young girls are forced to provide and protect as their parents lose to the drug game.

125%

This project got the green light!

Established

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Drama

After losing their car and savings, two lovers fight to build a life in LA while enduring the changes of an unstable industry.

87%

This project got the green light!

Uneasy The Show

Oakland, California Series
Comedy, Drama

Two brown girls take on student loans, MFA drama, & techie jargon in Oakland: home of the Black Panthers & now, $3000 one bedroom apartments

103%

This project got the green light!

The Vth Column

Los Angeles, California Series
Horror, Sci-Fi

Horror/Scifi series. Episode 1. A couple flees from a stranger, who refused to let them out of his car, after hitching a ride.

102%

This project got the green light!

Vice Versa — A sci-fi bodyswap comedy

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Sci-Fi

A body swap comedy for the #metoo generation.

82%

This project got the green light!

Lab 99: The Sci-Fi Fantasy Feature Film

Chicago, Illinois Film Feature
Sci-Fi

A disenchanted gallery owner develops an infatuation w/ a mysterious man whom she helps in stopping an experiment to transcend human life.

81%

This project got the green light!

Someone Will Assist You Shortly

Hampton Bays, New York Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A gay hospice nurse climbs back into the closet to care for his abusive dad and the behaviorally challenging nephew he never knew he had.

81%

This project got the green light!

No More Comics in L.A.

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

STRUGGLE. SISTERHOOD. STAND-UP

104%

This project got the green light!

Aloha

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Family

Aloha follows one new mom's quest to find the perfect birth announcement after the delivery of her baby doesn't go quite as planned.

81%

This project got the green light!

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