Ruthie Marantz is a filmmaker, who writes, directs and produces. Born and raised in New York City. Her award winning films have been screened in numerous festivals including: BAMcinemaFEST, New Museum, and the National Gallery in Washington D.C. 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 the funding for her autobiographical TV Pilot "Rainbow Ruthie" which was accepted to IFP, SXSW, and Seattle International Film Festival. She won Best Live Action Short at SLIFF, which makes her pilot Oscar Eligible for 2019. She works as a content producer for clients such as Netflix, LG Samsung, Vice Media, and Hearst. She just wrapped as on an Executive Producer Assistant on a network show and is currently writing her television series and first feature film.