Glendyn is an award-winning features, television & commercial director based in Melbourne, Australia. Known for his strong visual and performance driven work he has directed campaigns for a wide variety of clients around the world.
His film “Cracker Bag” won the 2003 Palme d’Or for short film and his debut feature film “Last Ride” won Best New Director at The Adu Dhabi Film Festival & Jury Prize at the Rome International Film Festival.
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. Winning Best Director in Television at the 2017 AACTA Awards.
In 2017 he made SAFE HARBOUR, a four hour drama for SBS Television and is currently based in the UK directing THE CRY a 4 hour mini-series for BBC1.
Glendyn was also recently listed in The Sydney Morning Herald as one of Australian television’s ‘Most Powerful and Influential’.