Eimear started her career with the feature film “Cold” which premiered at the 25th Galway Film Fleadh in 2013 and earned Eimear a nomination for the Bingham Ray New Talent Award. In 2015 her second feature film “Shem the Penman Sings Again” garnered a very successful festival run playing at the Galway Film Fleadh, Cork Film Festival and saw a wide cinema release across Ireland. 2015 also saw Eimear as the winner of ‘Best Cinematographer’ at the 6th Underground Cinema Awards.
Eimear’s talent has also been spread across a string of very successful short films. In 2015 she shot “Today” which won the ‘Best First Short Film’ at The Galway Film Fleadh along with ‘Best Irish Short’ at the Sky Road Film Festival. In 2016 “Terminal” a short film about women and the decisions they must make picked up the ‘Best Short Film Award’ at Indie Cork Film Festival and the Boston Irish Film Festival along with nominations for the London Critics Circle and an IFTA.
The same year saw Eimear shoot the LGBT drama “Lily” which won the Tiernan McBride Award for ‘Best Short Film’ at The Galway Film Fleadh, ‘Best Short Film’ at Santa Fe Film Festival and ‘Best Short Film’ at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival followed quickly by an IFTA nomination for ‘Best Short Film’.
Most recently Eimear was nominated for the Discovery Award at the Audi Dublin International Film Festival.