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Ruth Du is a creative director originally from the suburbs of Portland, Oregon. Ruth attended NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts and graduated with honors with a Film/TV Production degree as well as a Metropolitan Studies minor. In 2008, Ruth studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland and directed a music video for popular Irish band The Coronas, which was on daily television rotation in Ireland. When she returned to NYC, she continued directing music videos for independent music labels Modern Vintage Recordings and The Outlet Music. Ruth’s thesis film “Six ‘55” acquired a distribution contract with GoDigital Media and premiered at Howl! Fest in 2010 as well as being an official selection at the Manhattan Film Festival. Her film “Floria’s Sunday” is making its West Coast premiere at the LA Indie Film Festival in March 2013.
Ruth directed the webseries “Seeking” in the spring of 2013, and since have won awards at The Long Beach Indie International Film Festival, LA Web Festival and Miami Web Festival. The second season of “Seeking” premiered in April of 2015 and is the official selection of Hollyweb Web Series, Unofficial Google+ Film Festival and most recently Irvine International Film Festival 2016.
Professionally, Ruth works as line producer and producer on independent feature films, television, branded content and commercials in Los Angeles, California. Most recently, she produced independent thriller "The Deep End" with Citizen Skull Productions starring Nora-Jane Noone (Brooklyn), Alexandra Park (The Royals), and Tobin Bell (Saw).
friends > collaborators
Windowseat Entertainment, Bureau 15, PrettyBird, Walter Pictures, Covert Productions, Cold Iron Pictures, Accelerated Matter, MarVista Entertainment, Storyboard Entertainment, Citizen Skull Productions, Embassy Row, Mark Burnett Productions, ABC, Lincoln Square Films, Company3, A24, KMI, Trevanna Post, Film Independent, AFI, NYU, Madhouse Entertainment, Mediabiz International, Capitol Records, Raging Nation Films, Luti Media, London Alley, Casta Diva