In 2012, Kate graduated from the National Film School in Dublin, Ireland. For her graduate piece she wrote and directed a short entitled ‘Breathe In’. This film was officially selected for a number of international film festivals. It won Best Student Narrative at the Women And Minorities in Media Festival 2013, in Maryland. She then wrote and directed a spec ad for the Inspire A Generation competition in August 2012. The piece, Subtitles, won 1st place at the competition. In 2013 she was suckered into the Broadcast Department of TBWA Dublin. In Feb 2014 she attended the Berlinale Talents to develop a short film script, Little Doll, which is currently in post production Since leaving Cawley Nea she has been directing some commercial content and developing her own projects.