Sunday Emerson Gullifer

Sunday Emerson Gullifer is an award-winning film director and screenwriter from Sydney, Australia.

Her short film, TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, had its world premiere at Sydney Film Festival in 2017 where it was Highly Commended in the Dendy Awards for Australian Short Films, and premiered internationally at Telluride Film Festival as one of just 16 short films in the Filmmakers of Tomorrow program. The film later premiered online as a Vimeo Staff Pick and was featured on Short of the Week.


In 2018, Sunday Emerson Gullifer was awarded the Lexus Australia Short Film Fellowship, presented by Sydney Film Festival. The $50,000 fellowship funded production of her latest short film, BROKEN LINE NORTH, and saw the film premiere at Sydney Film Festival in 2019.


Sunday Emerson Gullifer’s work is internationally acclaimed, having won a slew of awards and two Australian Directors’ Guild Award nominations. Originally hailing from a background in theatre, she is drawn to bold stories told with heart.

During her residency, Sunday Emerson Gullifer will research and write the screenplay for feature film, HELMUT, a sharp and biting satire for the #MeToo era set in the world of theatre, taking inspiration from her celebrated short film, TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW, AND TOMORROW.