Alumna named as a ‘Star of Tomorrow’
Friday 13th July 2012
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Ruth Fowler (English, 1997) has been named amongst Screen International's 2012 Stars of Tomorrow. The ninth annual Stars of Tomorrow list showcases the best up-and-coming acting and film-making talent emerging from the UK this year; past selections have included Robert Pattinson, Dominic Cooper, Carey Mulligan and Andrew Garfield.
Ruth, who is now a writer based in Los Angeles, spent several years after graduating travelling the world. Her first book, No Man's Land, was published in 2008 and then republished in 2009 as Girl Undressed.
She wrote a screenplay called Fly Me about airline entrepreneur Freddie Laker, which gained attention in the film industry. She is now about to start adapting Marina Lewycka's bestselling book A Short History Of Tractors In Ukrainian for Ruby Films and the BBC. She has also been working with Matt Jones (Shameless) on the pilot for an original series with the working title Talent for Company Television and Sky, and is also adapting Terence Blacker's novella Boy2girl as a teen musical for Kindle Entertainment.