Ruth Pickett is an Emmy-nominated and Broadcast Digital Award winning Writer & Director, with a particular skill for narrative and character-driven comedy, and darkly comic drama. Her award-winning short films and music videos have been accepted into numerous highly-regarded international festivals including the UK's biggest comedy film festival, LOCO, Bafta-qualifying festivals Aesthetica and Underwire, The Smalls, female genre pioneers Etheria, Hollywood Comedy Shorts - run by the Oscar-qualiyfing Hollyshorts team - and Citizen Jane in the US. She is a member of female film collective Cinesisters.
She is currently directing Series 3 of Ladhood for BBC3, written by & starring Bafta-nominated comedian Liam Williams. She also has a comedy script in development with Rangabee / Sky Studios. Prior to this she directed Comedy Central's 6-part digital series Transaction, which won a Broadcast Digital Award for best short-form scripted series and was selected to be part of the 2021 BFI Network x BAFTA Crew cohort.