Kate McCullough

Academy Member

McCullough has recently been listed in Screen International’s “Stars of Tomorrow 2020”. She received the Golden Frog for Best Cinematography on a Docudrama I Dolours at Camerimage 2018. In the same year she was nominated for an Emmy for her work on The Farthest. The Hollywood Reporter listed McCullough as top 10 to watch in Irish Film Industry 2017. More recently she was nominated for the IMAGO award 2019 for her work on The Farthest. Upon completing her studies at The National Film School, Lodz, Poland, McCullough shot the Irish box office hit His and Hers. This film went on to win the ‘World Cinematography Award in Documentary’, Sundance 2010.

McCullough has won the IFTA Award for Best Cinematography twice. In 2021 for here work on Normal People and again in 2022 for her work on An Cailín Ciúin.

McCullough is a member of the Irish Society of Cinematographers and Illuminatrix.


Awards & Recognition

An Cailín Ciúin
  • IFTA Winner, Best Cinematography (2022)
Normal People
  • IFTA Winner, Best Cinematography (2022)
His & Hers
  • Sundance Film Festival Cinematography Award, World Cinema - Documentary(2010)

Key Credits

  • An Cailín Ciúin (2021)
  • Cocooned (2021)
  • Songs for While I'm Away (2020)
  • Normal People (2020)
  • Arracht (2019)
  • Blood (2018)
  • Can't Cope, Won't Cope (2018)
  • Citizen Lane (2018)
  • I, Dolours (2018)
  • The Farthest (2017)
  • His & Hers (2009)