Glen created and executive produced the six-part supernatural drama series, Bloom, for Stan (Playmaker Media/Sony), which will be released this summer and stars Jacki Weaver, Bryan Brown, Phoebe Tonkin and Ryan Corr.
He previously wrote the telemovies, Hawke, for Network Ten, based on the controversial life of former Prime Minster, Bob Hawke (winning an Australian Writers’ Guild Award and three AFI Awards including for best telemovie or mini-series) and The Mystery of a Hansom Cab, for the ABC, adapted from the 19th century classic novel.
In television, he has written across a wide range of genres including for the animated series, Flipper & Lopaka, the puppet series, Li’l Horrors, the sci-fi series, Silversun, the youth drama, Head Start, and the dramedy, Always Greener. In the UK, he was a writer/script editor on The Bill (ITV), the Cartoon Network sitcom, My Spy Family, and RTE’s medical drama, The Clinic, the highest rating Irish drama. In the US, he wrote the screenplay for the animated comedy feature, The Ark and the Aardvark, which is currently in production with director, John Stevenson (Kung Fu Panda) and recently sold an original pitch to Hulu.
In 2017, his web series dramedy, High Life, screened on Channel Nine and won the C21 International Drama Award, and was AACTA and AWGIE nominated. His feature film, I Met a Girl, a romantic dramedy, goes into production early next year with Adam Dolman producing and Luke Eve directing.
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