Aurora Fearnley

Director / Actor

  • LevelSenior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsFilm Director - Actor - Film Editor


About me

Aurora is a first class NFS graduate writer / director who started her production company Little Northern Light in Leeds. Here she directed promos before winning the Epic award to make short LIFE ON THE LINE. Directors UK commissioned her short psychological thriller MURMUR, which had international festival success with Aurora taking awards as Breakthrough Filmmaker. Previously UKFC funded her supernatural short SHADES OF LIVING, while her Sci-fi Nokia Short DANIEL premièred at Edinburgh IFF. After winning The Pitch at Pinewood Aurora shot ambitious sci-fi short PULSAR starring David Gyasi (INTERSTELLAR) and Jessie Buckely (WAR & PEACE) which is due for release in early 2017. Currently Aurora is completing short film STRUCK written by Isley Lynn with 104 Films producing. Aurora is developing Sci-fi feature TIPPING POINT with BFI Vision Award recipient Jude Goldrei. She has participated in the Reykjavik Talent Lab 2016, Filmonomics 2015, 104 Film’s Digital Revolutionaries, Creative England’s Talent Centre 2015, VFX Script to Screen Ireland 2015, Screen Yorkshire’s Triangle 2010 and 2013 and Women in Film and TV’s mentoring scheme 2014.

Locked Pro Plan feature


  • Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe Premier Pro
  • Directing
  • Improvisation
  • Writing
  • Advertising Creative
  • Editing
  • Communicating



BA (hons.) Film Studies, 1st Class

Northern Film School

Sep 2002 - Jun 2005
  • Electric Press, 1 Millennium Square, Leeds LS2 3AD, UK



The Pitch

Pinewood Studios

  • The winner will work with a budget (which has a value in excess of £25,000) to make their short film, of 10–20 minutes. The winner will be expected to demonstrate the ability to undertake the practical production of the film but will be offered production assistance from an established film production company.