GLENDYN IVIN / DIRECTOR
Glendyn Ivin is one of Australia’s leading directors in television, film and commercials. He was listed in The Sydney Morning Herald as one of Australian televisions ‘Most Powerful and Influential’ and most recently won back to back Best Direction in Television Awards at the 2017 and 2018 AACTA Awards.
Glendyn came to attention with the short film CRACKER BAG, winning the Palme d’Or in 2003 at the Cannes Film Festival. Glendyn’s first feature film, LAST RIDE, starred Hugo Weaving and premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and won Best New Narrative Director at The Abu Dhabi Film Festival and the Jury Prize at the Rome International Film Festival.
For television, Glendyn’s credits include the tele-movie BEACONSFIELD, PUBERTY BLUES Series 1 and 2 for which Glendyn was set up director, winning the 2012 AACTA award for Best TV Drama Series. In 2014 Glendyn directed the 7 part World War I drama GALLIPOLI and in 2015 THE BEAUTIFUL LIE, nominated for the 2016 Logie Award for Most Outstanding Drama and Nine AACTA Awards, including Best Mini Series.
In 2016 Glendyn set up and directed THE SEVEN TYPES OF AMBIGUITY (Episodes 1 and 2) starring Alex Dimetriades and Hugo Weaving. The series won Glendyn the 2017 AACTA award for Best Direction in Television and the series 6 AACTA Awards overall.
In 2017 Glendyn directed the critically acclaimed SAFE HARBOUR nominated for 6 Logie Awards including Most Outstanding Drama and 8 AACTA Awards, including Best Direction in Television and Best Miniseries.
Glendyn most recently directed the BBC1 hit drama THE CRY starring Jenna Coleman and Ewen Leslie.