Northern Lights

Marian Whitaker, Writer 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2020, Screenwriting Award, UCLA 

Project Type: Feature 

Genre: Action-Adventure 

Length: 90 pages 

Field of Science: Space Weather 

Stage: Development 


An ambitious Alaska Native scientist spends her days as a glorified babysitter while studying the Northern Lights in a small Alaskan village. When disaster strikes, she must use her knowledge to save her fellow researcher and a stranded group of children. As she battles the Alaskan wilderness, she uncovers a secret about the Lights that solves a centuries-old question.