Ruth has recently directed her first two episodes of Casualty for the BBC.  This year she has directed Emmerdale for ITV and this summer she is directing Father Brown for the BBC

At the end of 2019 Ruth was Directors UK Placement Director on Playground Entertainments new production of All Creatures Great and Small for Channel 5 and PBS.  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

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


Casualty                                                               BBC                                                                               Director 2 episodes

                                                                                                                                                                        Producer Dafydd Llewellyn

Emmerdale                                                           ITV                                                                               Director 16 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