Katherina Fay

Katherina Fay lectures in Digital Media Skills and Performance Studies.

Her extensive background knowledge and experience of the performing arts, film and documentary filmmaking inform her teaching style, as well as her more recent interest and study in the area of interactive media and e-learning design. Katherina is a passionate perpetual learner and endeavours to instil this passion in her students with every class.   

Academic History

MSc. in Creative Digital Media, Postgraduate Certificate in Technology Enhanced Learning, Postgraduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning, Bachelor (Hons) of Design in Film and Video Design, Diploma in TEFL, Diploma is Acting, Diploma is Teaching of Classical & Contemporary Dance.

Recent Media Projects

RefugeesIN Project (2017-2018):

The RefugeesIN learning programme aims to encourage intercultural dialogue, combat discrimination against refugees and promote their social inclusion through the medium of film. Katherina recently produced “The Journey” and “Migration” two short online documentaries for the project as well as writing, directing and producing “That was then… This is now” an interactive documentary for Android tablets. 

Hegira (2016):

As part of her MSc. in Creative Digital Technology, Katherina produced a 2D mobile game for Android. It is available on Google Play.  


Lives Apart (Documentary)

  • Best Short Documentary - Galway Film Fleadh.
  • Best Short Documentary – Irish Jesuit Film & Video Awards.
  • Winner of TV3s Television Award Scheme.

They Also Serve (Short Film – 16mm)

  • Best First Film Split International Film Festival – Croatia
  • At Death’s Door (Short Film – 16mm)
  • Best Short – Fuji Students Awards, London. UK

Dream Kitchen (Short Film – 35mm)

  • Best Irish Short – Galway Film Fleadh