Emer is one of the founders of Western Front Studios. She has just completed her Masters Degree in Drama and Theatre, graduating with honors. She is currently undertaking a springboard Advanced Producers Course in TUD, in conjunction with Screen Ireland. Currently she is producing a short film funded by South Dublin CoCo in collaboration with director / writer Jason Brannigan called “Picture Day.”
She is the winner of the inaugural Westmeath Film Bursary award and has just produced a short film with Director Craig Moore called “Barry versus the Binman” and starring John Connors and Graham Earley. She produced a short film, “Call me Nancy ” starring Ally Ni Chiarain and Donncha Crowley, currently in post production and supported by Age Action Ireland.
Her previous experience as a producer include the award winning Bruise, a collaboration between Western Front Studios, Safe Ireland and the Rape Crises Network Ireland.
Bruise premiered at Galway Film Fleadh, won the best directors award and received an honorable mention by cinematographer Seamus McGarvey at the Louth International Film Festival. Bruise was also nominated for best cinematography in a short film at the Richard Harris Film Festival 2022.
Under the direction of Emer, Western Front Studios won a LEADER grant to buy a Kinefinity Mavo Edge 8K cinema camera, Zeiss lenses and other cinematography equipment in 2020. Emers work in film production has led her to work with organisations such as Fantastic Films, Fáilte Ireland, The Wyatt Hotel and The Wild Atlantic Way Food Producers.