Glendyn Ivin

27 May 2021

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 at the 2017 and 2018 AACTA Awards. Glendyn came to attention with his short film Cracker Bag, winning Cannes Film Fesetival’s Palme d’Or in 2003. Glendyn’s first feature film, Last Ride starring Hugo Weaving, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and won Abu Dhabi Film Festival’s Best New Narrative Director and Rome International Film Festivals’ Jury Prize.

Glendyn’s television credits include the tele-movie Beaconsfield, Puberty Blues (Series 1 and 2), Gallipoli, The Seven Types of Ambiguity (Episodes 1 and 2) and more. Having been nominated for 6 Logie awards for SAFE HARBOUR and 8 AACTA Awards, Glendyn won Best Direction in Television and Best Miniseries, as well as the International Emmy for Best Mini-Series in 2019. 2018 also saw Glendyn’s critically acclaimed The Cry, nominated for 8 AACTA Awards including Best Series and Best Direction in Television.