EMMA SULLIVAN ~ DIRECTOR

ABOUT

Emma Sullivan writes and directs, she's made many shorts and written several features. 

A graduate of the National Film and Television School, she was awarded a scholarship from the David Lean Foundation for her MA in Fiction Direction. She also has a BA Hons in Fine Art from Central St Martin’s College of Art & Design and an MA in Communication, Art & Design from the Royal College of Art. 

Her short film AFTER TOMORROW, was nominated for a Palme d’Or at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival and won many awards worldwide including Best Short Film at the Edinburgh Film Festival in 2009. That year she was also named one of Screen International’s Stars of Tomorrow. She was mentored by director John Hillcoat (The Road, The Proposition) on the prestigious Guiding Lights scheme. Emma was shortlisted for the 2012 Wellcome Trust Screenwriting Prize, run in association with the BFI Film Fund. 

She was one of 15 directors selected for the inaugural BAFTA ELEVATE Initiative, intended to tackle the issue of under representation of female directors in high end drama, by supporting and showcasing talent.

Her TV credits include; Call The Midwife, The 4 O’Clock Club & Holby City. 


Represented for Film & TV by:

Michelle Archer at United Agents.  
MArcher@unitedagents.co.uk

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