Aurora Fearnley


Aurora is a first class NFS graduate writer / director who started her production company Little Northern Light in Leeds. Recently BBC Writersroom and BBC Studios Drama Production selected Aurora to direct two episodes (Rude, Losing It ) of THE BREAK season five. The bold, short form drama series aired on BBC3 in March 2021.

She has a slate of genre projects in development, including sci-fi thriller TIPPING POINT with BFI Vision Awardee Jude Goldrei at Lunar Lander Films. She won the Euroscript writing competition for her folk horror feature SPEAK ITS NAME which is in development with ChorMedia.

After winning The Pitch at Pinewood Aurora shot ambitious sci-fi short PULSAR starring David Gyasi (INTERSTELLAR ) and Jessie Buckley (CHERNOBYL ). Pulsar has been viewed 2 million times on DUST with distribution from Gunpowder & Sky.

On Director’s UK Inspire scheme Aurora has been shadowing Jon East on Netflix show CURSED and Benjamin Caron on THE CROWN. She also writes new story ideas for the BBC radio’s Dr Who show at Big Finish.

She’s participated in Berlinale Talents 2020, Reykjavik Talent Lab, Filmonomics, 104 Film’s Digital Revolutionaries, Creative England’s Talent Centre, VFX Script to Screen Ireland, Screen Yorkshire’s Triangle and Women in Film and TV’s mentoring scheme.

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