Katie Wright

C. Wrenn Ball, Screenwriter

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2018, Sloan Lab Fellowship, Sundance Institute 

Project Type: Feature 

Genre: History, Drama 

Length: 110 pages 

Field of Science: Aeroscience 

Stage: Development 


Just as the Wright Brothers are about to capitalize on the invention of their airplane, Orville is badly injured in a public crash, and sister Katie unexpectedly emerges to lead their business. Fighting resistance from businessmen, society, and even her own brothers, Katie Wright strives to keep the family together and to claim her place as part of their legacy. Based on the forgotten true story.