MC is a documentary filmmaker who has worked in film, television, journalism & digital production for 13 years.
She released her first independent film, A Mighty Man: The Father Gerry Roche Story, about an Irish missionary who was murdered in Kenya, in 2012. She is currently developing her second, a film about hidden queer history.
For years, Mary Catherine split her time between NYC and Ireland. In Ireland, she directed "Dedicated to Dance," a 1-hour episode of a docu-series about adolescent Latin dancers for TV3, and "KennyWild," an 8-part travel series about the Wild Atlantic Way for IrishTV.
In the U.S., she worked on documentary tv programs for CNN, PBS, CBS, HBO, Lifetime, and IFC. She recently produced an episode of tv for BET about environmental racism, hosted by Soledad O'Brien: "Disrupt & Dismantle." Before that, she was a Producer/Shooter on the A&E series, "The Employables" which followed neurodiverse individuals as they found gainful employment. MC has also worked on documentaries with award-winning directors Michael Moore, Lauren Greenfield and Julie Cohen.
MC has directed & produced countless digital documentaries, including a documentary about life for Hungarian Roma, "Through Roma Eyes," for Storyful, a web-series called "Punk Economics," and several stories for HuffPost and IrishCentral.
She earned her BA at Harvard, and her MS at Columbia. Mary Catherine is from the Bronx, New York, and currently resides in Brooklyn with her partner.