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Ruth Borgobello

Director, Writers and Script

Career Summary

Ruth Borgobello is a writer/director for film and television. Ruth’s debut feature film, THE SPACE BETWEEN was Australia’s candidate for Best Foreign Language Film at the 2018 Academy Awards. The film has screened at several international film festivals including the 2018 Palm Springs Film Festival and Rome International Film Festival. A Victorian College of the Arts graduate in Directing for Film & TV, Ruth's other directing work includes cinema advertising campaigns for Friuli Venezia Giulia Tourism and commercial work for brands such as Alfa Romeo. She is currently attached to direct a feature film adaptation of a best selling novel for Aquarius Films and an original TV Series THE GOD PARTICLE as well as receiving development support from Film Victoria for her TV Series THE FUTURE IS NOW and from the FVG Film Fund, Italy for her feature film NIGHTFLOWERS.


LIVE THE EXPERIENCE - Friuli Venezia Giulia Tourism

THE SPACE BETWEEN - Feature Film Trailer

Professional Credits

  • 2016, The Space Between, International, Feature Films /, Romantic drama, 100, Mondo Studio Films, Idea Cinema
  • 2003, The Gift, Domestic, Short Films /, Drama
  • 2002, Claudia's Shadow, Domestic, Short Films /, Drama

Festivals, Awards, Nominations

  • 2018, Offical Australian Oscar Entry - Best Foreign Language Film, USA, The Space Between
  • 2017, Toronto Contemporary Italian Film Festival, Canada, The Space Between

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Writers Guild, 2020

Education & Other Accreditation

  • 2002, Victoria College of the Arts, Australia, Graduate Diploma Directing for Film & TV
  • 2001, RMIT, Australia, Advanced Diploma in Creative Screenwriting for Film & TV

Special and Technical Skills

Fluent in Italian, specialised in working with Italian crews and creative talent, with a very strong European sensibility and network.

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