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Ruth Lawrence


Ruth Lawrence is an actor and director. Her 2020 film Little Orhpans was selected to open the 2020 St. John’s International Women’s Film Festival. It was also included on the Directors Guild of Canada list of 14 films in contention for the 2020 DGC Discovery Award. This list highlights the top new emerging directors to watch for during the festival season. We list her credits as an actor first.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Behind the Wall (2008)
Screamers: The Hunting (VR-2009)

Snarbuckled (2010, short)
Four Sisters (2010, short)
Contracts (2010, short)
Surprise! (2011, short)
Clipper Gold (2011, short)
Cracker Barrel (2012, short)
Desperate Scribbles (2013, short)
Body and Bones (2019)

Under the Weather (2020)

TV Series- Cast:
Random Passage (2002, mini-series)

Credits as a Director:
Two Square Feet (2012, short)
Little Orphans (2020)

Credits as a Screenwriter:
Two Square Feet (2012, short)
Hopeless Romantic (2018)

Credits as a Producer:
Wind MOney (Associate Producer, 2013, short)
Hunting Pignut (Co-producer, 2016)
The Perfect Family (Co-producer, 2016, short)
Waiting Outside (Co-producer, 2017, short)

TV Series:
Reel East Coast (2017)

Little Orphans, movie, poster,