I earned my Bachelors degree in film and video from Columbia College Chicago in 2008,
with specialisation in cinematography. Upon my graduation I was placed on a coveted internship
with Phedon Papamichael, ASC on a feature film "W." directed by Oliver Stone. I then moved to
Prague and was accepted into a Masters in Cinematography degree program at
Film and TV Academy of Performing Arts, which accepts only four students per year.
I graduated in 2011 and was invited into the Czech Society of Cinematographers.
In 2012 I moved to Ireland. Since then I've shot number of narrative and documentary shorts,
music videos, commercials, TV reality and documentary series, as well as feature length
narrative, documentary and experimental films.
I received four Best Cinematography awards for my work on short films.
2012 - Susie Lavelle, BSC (known for Normal People, Sherlock, Vikings, Doctor Who)
2008 - Phedon Papamichael, ASC (known for The Trial of the Chicago 7, Nebraska, The Descendants, Indiana Jones 5)
AWARDS & NOMINATIONS
Best Cinematography for "In Orbit" Flikkers Queer Film Festival, Birmingham, UK, 2021
Best Cinematography for "Refuge" Scottish Independent Film Festival, Edinburgh, UK, 2018
Best Cinematography for "The Donor" 7th Underground Cinema Awards Dún Laoghaire, Ireland, 2016
Best Cinematography for "After Anca" 48Hour Film Project Dublin, Ireland, 2014
Best Cinematography for "In Orbit" 12th Underground Cinema Awards Dún Laoghaire, Ireland, 2021
Best Cinematography for "In Orbit" East Europe International Film Festival, Warsaw, Poland, 2020
Best Cinematography for "In Orbit" South Europe International Film Festival, Valencia, Spain, 2020
Best Cinematography for "In Orbit" North Europe International Film Festival, London, UK, 2020
Czech Society of Cinematographers
Vice Chair Women in Film and TV Ireland
Master of Arts in Cinematography FAMU Prague, Czech Republic
Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video Columbia College Chicago, USA
Associate of Arts in Photography Columbus State Community College, USA
DAWN lighting workshop at Kerry EBT Training Centre
FÁS 3D CINEMA at Ardmore Studios
PADI Diving Course for Cameramen
MIDPOINT screenwriting workshop for feature film writers
SHORT FILM/EPIC STORIES screenwriting workshop by Screen Training Ireland
FINAL CUT PRO X / ADOBE PREMIERE training at Filmbase
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