Ruth is an award-winning screenwriter with a special interest in female protagonists and elevated-genre scripts.
Ruth’s futuristic British Western, THE COMPETITORS, topped the industry voted Brit List 2016. It also won the Best Feature Script at The European Independent Film Festival 2015 and the Best UK Screenplay at the London Independent Film Festival 2015.
THE COMPETITORS is in development with Oliver Kassman at Escape Plan Productions, funded through The Wellcome Trust.
Ruth’s Horror, THE ORIGIN, is commissioned by Film4 with director Andrew Cumming and producer Oliver Kassman.
Ruth is also working with the BFI and Rook’s Nest on an Indian Thriller, THE SPARK, with director Eva Weber (REINDEER, BLACKOUT).
Alongside these projects, Ruth is developing a British boxing film and a 1940s LA Noir.
In 2012 Ruth graduated with a PhD in Screenwriting from UEA. She also has a First Class Honours degree in English Literature (2003) and an MPhil in Creative Writing (2004), both from Trinity College Dublin.