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Ruth McCance

Producer, Writer

Agent

Julia Kreitman

Ruth is a writer and producer for film and TV with many years’ background as a creative executive and head of development in the UK film and TV drama business.

Television – current developments

LOST ILLUSIONS  
Creator, writer & executive producer
(Warp Films / Anton) 6 x 60 adaptation of Balzac’s classic tragicomedy about the pursuit of fame and power.

THE CHOSEN
Co-creator, writer & executive producer
(Warp Films / Sky Studios) 8 x 30 original – blackly comic drama about an unorthodox attempt to unite the nation.

Television  – recent production

LITTLE BIRDS
Executive Producer, series producer, episode writer
(Warp Films / Sky Studios)
Director: Stacie Passon
6 x 60 BAFTA-nominated series set in 1950’s Tangier, inspired by Anais Nin’s erotic writings.

Ruth was an executive producer at Warp Films for five years.  Previously, she spent three years with international rights management company Eccho Rights at their head office in Stockholm, focusing on the sale and management of scripted formats. She was formerly head of development at Potboiler Productions, a development producer at Ruby Films, a creative executive at Filmfour, head of development at Pathe Productions and a script editor at BBC Scotland, where she started her career.

Films she developed and worked on include Lynne Ramsay’s debut Ratcatcher, Garth Jennings’ Son of Rambow, Thomas Vinterberg’s It’s All About Love, Simon Beaufoy and Billie Eltringham’s The Darkest Light and Soren Kragh-Jacobsen’s Skagerrak. She has written original and adapted screenplays for Channel 4, the Irish Film Board, UK Film Council, BBC Films and the Swedish Film Institute.

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