Director, Exit Films
Bachelor of Arts (Graphic Design) 1994
2011 FINALIST - THE NEWTON-JOHN AWARD
Glendyn was 25 years old when he quit a successful career in graphic design to study filmmaking with a focus on documentaries. Six years later, Glendyn’s first short drama Cracker Bag catapulted him onto the world cinema stage after it won the Palme d’Or for short films at the 2003 Cannes Film Festival.
Since 2000 Glendyn has been a director of Exit Films one of Australia’s largest and most awarded commercial production companies. Glendyn has produced a wide body of critically acclaimed work, including his award winning film Neverland, and his short film The Desert which was nominated for an AFI Award.
Glendyn has produced multiple TV dramas such as Von Stauffenberg’s Stamp, Two Twisted, and Offspring. David currently has two films in production in America and Australia and is in pre-production for his television miniseries Beaconsfield.