Ruth is currently the Directors UK Placement Director on Playground Entertainments new production of All Creatures Great and Small for Channel 5 and PBS.
2020 sees Ruth direct her first two episodes of Casualty for the BBC. Prior to this Ruth has directed two blocks of Emmerdale for ITV so a total of 14 episodes.
Ruth was one of the chosen TV Directors on the High End TV Stepping Up Scheme run by Creative Skillset and the NFTS. She is also being mentored by Rebecca Gatward through Directors UK and will be shadowing Rebecca this year.
Ruth was accepted as a Director onto the BBC Directors Room 2016. She completed her first episode of Doctors for the BBC and has gone on to direct numerous blocks off the programme. She has finished shooting her first Short Film Fun Times written by Samantha Robinson.
You can read about Ruth's time on the BBC Directors Room here http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/writersroom
Ruth completed a one to one course in Television Directing with renowned TV Director Laurence Moody. This course covered both single and multi-camera directing. She was also selected by Film Producer Colin Pons to take part in Filmworks at The Showroom, Sheffield. This was a course about pitching, writing and developing film scripts.
Fun Times Director Ruth Carney
By Samantha Robinson Cinematographer Alex Veitch
Emmerdale ITV Director 9 episodes
Producer Laura Shaw
Holby City BBC Director Series 20 Episodes 6 & 7
Producer Vikki Tennant
Doctors BBC Director Various Blocks
Producers Gail Evans, Harding, Peter Bullock, Peter Wild, Grainne O'Boyle Exec.Producer Mike Hobson
Doctors BBC Director (TX 2016)
Producer Lee Thomas Exec. Producer Mike Hobson
Hollyoaks Lime Pictures Shadowing Karl Neilson, Paul Riordan, Damien Goodwin and Adrian Bean
Coronation Street ITV Studios Shadowing David Kester