Ruth’s futuristic British Western, THE COMPETITORS, won the Best Feature Script laurels at The European Independent Film Festival 2015 and the Best UK Screenplay laurels at the London Independent Film Festival 2015.
She is currently under commission to develop an original TV series for Philippa Films. She is also writing her own returnable Crime Drama TV series, STRANGERS, as well as developing a number of other original feature film projects.
Ruth has a First Class Honours degree in English Literature (2003) and an MPhil in Creative Writing (2004), both from Trinity College Dublin. In 2012 she graduated with a PhD in Screenwriting from UEA.
Alongside her own creative work she has a background in teaching creative writing and has worked as a script reader for the UK Film Council.