A graduate of Trinity College Dublin, (B.A. Film Studies & English Literature), University of Bristol (M.A. Film & Television Production) and University of Exeter (PGCE in English with Media), Ruth Farrar is an active filmmaker, media teacher and AHRC-funded PhD researcher.

She is currently researching creative ways to engage audiences in immersive sound design for film.

Ruth’s film work has been screened at British Film Institute, Bristol's Watershed Cinema and film festivals in Dublin, London, Cannes and New York.

At Pervasive Media Studio, she produced a series of sonic experiments, which focussed on the sound of suspense.