Let There Be Life

Gillian Weeks, Writer 

Sloan Grant(s) Received:
2018, TFI Sloan Filmmaker Fund, Tribeca Film Institute
2019, Sloan Commissioning Grant, Sundance Institute

Project Type: Feature 

Genre: Drama 

Length: 120 pages 

Field of Science: Biology, Embryology, In Vitro Fertilization 

Stage: Development 


Bob Edwards, a brilliant underdog from Yorkshire, England, sets out to create the world’s first “test-tube baby” in 1978, defying the moral and medical establishment and leading to the birth of in vitro fertilization—8 million people (so far).