Ruth Marantz

Ruthie Marantz is an award winning writer, filmmaker and actor, born and raised in NYC. Her autobiograpbhical award winning comedy pilot "Rainbow Ruthie" premiered at SXSW in 2019, and lead to several development deals. She was granted the Sandra Ifraimova grant from Spike Lee.

Full Bio
Ruthie Marantz is an award winning writer, filmmaker and actor. Her work has been screened at festivals including: BAMcinemaFEST, Seriesfest, and Seattle International Film Festival. She has her M.F.A. from NYU Graduate Film Program where she was recipient of the Leo Rosner, Maurice Kanbar, and the Academy of Arts and Sciences Scholarships. Spike Lee awarded her funding for her Autobiographical TV Pilot "RAINBOW RUTHIE " which was accepted to IFP Episodic Lab, premiered at SXSW and became Oscar Eligible in 2019. She has directed and produced commercial work for clients such as Netflix, LG, Samsung, Vice Media, and Hearst. Her latest pilot she co-wrote "SOUTHFIELD SUPERNOVAS '' was the winner of the 2020 SXSW Pitch-a-Thon. She has had developments deals with Above Average, Echo Lake Entertainment and Big Swing Productions (Kyra Sedgwick)

Professional Credits
Raging Doll (Short ) 2023
Starring Cathy Morarity, and Yamanieka Saunders
Rainbow Ruthie (Pilot) 2019
From Nowhere (Feature) Line Producer 2016
Full List is on my website.
Industry Awards
SXSW 2019, Episodic Pilot
Oscar Eligible Best Live Action Short 2020
2019 Hollyshorts, WINNER Best TV Pilot
2019 Seriesfest, WINNER Best Multi-Hyphenate
2019 Seattle International Film Festival
2019 Sidewalk Film Festival
2019 St. Louis International Film Festival, WINNER Best Live Action Short
2019 NYC Independent Film Festival, WINNER Best TV Pilot
2019 Official NewFilmmakers New York
2019 Salute Your Shorts, Winner Best TV Pilot