Emily Diana Ruth is an emerging Canadian writer and director. Her work often focuses on stories of female coming-of-age and identity, and the stylistic blending of traditional dramatic storytelling with experimental sensibilities.
She was one of ten filmmakers chosen for New Form’s second Incubator Series, for which she made a proof-of concept short film, COLD. This project was subsequently expanded into a 10 episode series ordered by Verizon’s go90 platform, which was awarded the 2017 Streamy Award for Best Drama Series. COLD has since been acquired by Blackpills.
She has created branded video content for Virgin Media, Harper Collins, Anthropologie, Tommy Hilfiger, Squarespace, Google and the CBC.
Her work has been featured on Variety, Indiewire, The Hollywood Reporter, The Huffington Post and Tubefilter.
Emily has a Bachelor of Fine Arts from York University’s Film Production and Screenwriting Program.
After 5 years living and working in London, UK - Emily has settled herself back into chilly Canadian life in Toronto, Ontario with her partner and their fluff of a cat, Gideon.
She is repped by Anonymous Content.