Sunday Baby Films Inc. is a Toronto-based production company with feature films, shorts and digital series' in development. Founded by performing artist and producer Lisa Michelle Cornelius, Sunday Baby Films creates both narrative and documentary projects in collaboration with passionate storytellers and content creators.
Artist-forward content, diverse storytelling and unforgettable entertainment is at the center of our universe.
Founder / Creative Producer
Lisa Michelle Cornelius
Lisa Michelle is an actor, producer and founder of Sunday Baby Films Inc. Her latest passion project “To The Core” is a documentary on the rising number of C-Section births happening around the world. The doc is currently in development with funding support from the Canada Council for the Arts, and will be Lisa Michelle's directorial debut. Filmmakers Monica Mustelier and Shonna Foster will co-produce.
Lisa Michelle’s previous producer credits include the short film Rainbow Baby, starring Kate Fenton and Amanda Cordner. The film became an Official Selection at the New York International Women’s Film Festival, Berlin International Art Film Festival, the Miami Film Awards and more. Rainbow Baby currently appears on CBC as part of their “Canadian Reflections” programming on both CBC Gem and CBC's linear network. Lisa Michelle also served as Executive Producer of the feature film Pattern (starring Al St.Louis and Nicole Power) that went on to be screened at the Reelworld Film Festival, Montreal Black Film Festival and nominated as Best Feature at the British Urban Film Festival in 2022. “Pattern” has also found a home on Highball TV.
Lisa Michelle was selected to participate in the Reelworld Screen Institute’s 2023 Producer Program, with whom she has attended the Banff World Media Festival, TIFF, Content Canada and Content London as one of Reelworld’s delegates.
As an actor, some of Lisa Michelle’s film & TV credits include Chucky (SyFy), Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), Star Trek:Short Treks (CTV Sci-Fi), A Sisterly Christmas (OWN Network) and Hudson & Rex (CTV). In 2021, she was nominated for a Canadian Screen award for her performance in the comedic web series Band Ladies, which was nominated in the Best Ensemble category at the ACTRA Awards that same year. Last fall, she played the recurring role of Tressie in Director X’s Robyn Hood on Global TV - her most gratifying role to date.
In addition to performing and producing, Lisa Michelle is passionate about supporting artists through advocacy and mentorship, as well as bolstering diversity in all aspects of the film & TV industry. She was previously the co-chair of ACTRA Toronto’s Diversity & Inclusion committee, as well as an elected ACTRA Councillor and Executive Vice President, finishing her last term in December of 2023.