Ruth Cullen

Ruth’s credits include director, series director, producer, executive producer, and writer.  She is known for her fearless and empathetic character portrayals and her willingness to venture ruth cullen sminto new worlds.

She has just completed the ground breaking 6 part series The Dreamhouse (Series Director and Writer).   Other credits include the 5 part television series  Heat In The Kitchen (Series Director & DOP) which launched the television careers of chefs Luke Nguyen and Matt Moran and gourmet farmer and former food critc Matthew Evans, and the series About Men which screened on SBS.

She is the producer and director of the documentary  Becoming Julia – fast cars and a sex change which follows a macho Aussie farmer through his sex change into Julia.  Becoming Julia premiered to a standing ovation at the Sydney Film Festival.

Her films have screened all over the world including IDFA (Amsterdam) Montreal, Los Angeles, Sydney and Melbourne film festivals. Ruth is one of Australia’s most acclaimed documentary filmmakers.

Ruth has worked as an Industry Consultant to Screen Australia and as an Executive Producer in Arts & Entertainment for the ABC.  She is the former Head of Documentary at Australia’s premier film school AFTRS.