Ruth is Element Pictures Marketing and Promotions Executive. Her role encompasses all areas of distribution including sales, publicity and marketing for Element Pictures and Studiocanal titles. She also co-manages Element’s Event Cinema strand, which includes The Royal Opera House live cinema season and Exhibition on Screen. Ruth holds a BA in history and Greek and Roman Civilisation from UCD and an M.Phil in Film theory and History from Trinity College Dublin. She has a keen interest in film and writing particularly scriptwriting and writes freelance for a number of online publications and is a key member of the Volta film editorial team .