Glendyn Ivin is one of Australia’s leading directors in television, film and commercials. He was recently listed in The Sydney Morning Herald as one of Australian televisions ‘Most Powerful and Influential’.
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 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.
Glendyn is currently in post production on SAFE HARBOUR a 4 x 1 hour mini series.