Charlotte Benoit joined Northern Light in 2023 as an Associate Producer after having earned a Certificate in Collaborative Filmmaking from Maine Media College + Workshops. Before that, Charlotte went to Vassar College, where she was captain of the women's rugby team and graduated with a BA in History. Her background in history, special education, and film has inspired her to help others learn through the power of storytelling. In her free time, Charlotte enjoys writing, directing, and acting in narrative projects, as well as playing softball and snowboarding.
Mark has over two decades of experience leading multidisciplinary creative teams in the design and development of compelling interactive media for museums, zoos, aquariums, and sports venues. Mark specializes in using meaningful play and rich storytelling to create powerful learning experiences. Leveraging a variety of technologies, his unique projects have seamlessly blended digital media with tactile multimodal interfaces to engage visitors in surprising ways. Through reliable communication, Mark cultivates collaborative partnerships with clients and team members to deliver exceptional projects that center around a robust visitor experience. He holds a BA in Film Studies and Mass Communications from Rhode Island College.
Vinny joined Northern Light Productions in 2022 after completing his game development studies at Southern New Hampshire University. He is passionate about technology, software, media, and learning, and is excited to combine these passions in his work at NLP.
After graduating from Bennington College in 2022, with concentrations in Film, Linguistics, Chinese, and Japanese, Joey joined Northern Light Productions in fall of the same year. Their previous work includes a number of short narrative and documentary-style films that they wrote, directed, shot, and edited. During college, Joey gained skills and experience in research and animation, as well as a TV credit on a PBS documentary series. Their two great passions are storytelling linked to culture in a variety of media, and languages. In leisure time, Joey likes watching good narrative content from all over the world in addition to studying and creating languages.
Bonnie is a Producer and Writer for museum exhibit media, television documentaries, and corporate videos. At Northern Light, she's worked on projects for the National World War II Museum,the American Writers Museum, the Western Reserve Historical Society, the Mob Museum, the Tennessee State Museum, and the University of Nebraska State Museum. She loves making complex historical and scientific subjects accessible and compelling for viewers, bringing stories to life with engaging narratives and creative visuals. Also a fiction writer, Bonnie brings a passion for drama and story structure to her work. She holds a BA in Semiotics from Brown University.
Michelle joined Northern Light Productions in 2022 shortly after graduating from Tufts University. With an academic background in film and social and environmental issues, she is eager to combine her interests by using media to highlight important stories that incite meaningful change and inspire, educate, and entertain audiences. Michelle is passionate about film, sustainable development, breakfast, photography, cats, and making the perfect playlist.
Michela studied Sociology, Film Studies, and Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and cut her teeth in the film industry working as an archival assistant on a Hulu-released true crime series and as a production assistant on-set of an HBO Max series. Since joining NLP as an Associate Producer in 2021, she has used her research and analytical skills working on projects including the Mark Twain Center for Transatlantic Relations in Germany and a film about Frederick Douglass for the National Parks Foundation. She especially enjoys the creative process of finding archival imagery and collaborating with a team to develop a project to the final edit.
Morgan's first time at Northern Light Productions was as a spring intern prior to her completion of her Bachelor's in Communications Media from Fitchburg State University. With her previous experience in student leadership roles like President of Black Student Union and earning "Video Student of the Year Award" her hard work and determination to be a leader for others and do her best has never stopped. Her most recent documentary "Black Lives Matter: Voices of the Past and Present" has also been featured at many festivals such as Middlesex Film Festival, Film FWD Festival, and Newburyport Documentary Film Festival in 2021. Through her work, during college, she has honed in on her interests in documentaries and creating films that focus on educating and bringing awareness to others. In her personal time, Morgan enjoys taking care of her plants, watching anime, and hiking with her family.
Molly specializes in the design and production of video programs and interactives at Northern Light. She researches, writes, and produces non-fiction, short-format media and interactive exhibits for permanent museum installations. She works with clients from various museums and visitor centers across the country to guide a project from its conceptual phase to the creation of a fully installed audiovisual exhibit. Recently, she produced the award-winning exhibit media about the enslaved community who lived and worked at James Madison’s Montpelier. Molly feels that every project is a chance to learn something new and engage diverse audiences; she holds a BA in English from Wesleyan University.