Glenn  Whelan

Glenn Whelan

ScreenSkills High-end TV Assistant Director Trainee

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available Soon
High-end TV Trainee Finder 2019
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Hi, my name is Glenn Whelan. I am an Irish floor runner trainee and am part of the 2019/2020 intake of Screen Skills Trainee Finder scheme. I graduated with an MA in Film from Screen Academy Scotland/Edinburgh Napier University. Now based in Glasgow (with bases in London also), I am actively searching for trainee opportunities to develop my skills within the Assistant Directing department across High-end TV Drama, Contuining Drama, Film, and Commercial/Corporate projects. I am an experienced first aider and have a clean driver's licene with experience driving equipment vans and 9-seater vehicles. 

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24th March 2019 - 24th March 2022

Work History

Floor Runner Trainee - Vigil - BBC/World Productions

Jan 2020 - Present

Floor Runner Trainee - The Nest - BBC/Studio Lambert

Sep 2019 - Dec 2019

Floor Runner/Driver - River City - BBC Scotland

Aug 2019 - Sep 2019

Floor Runner Trainee - Molly and Mack - BBC Scotland

May 2019 - Aug 2019

Production Driver/Runner - RTL Nitro - Europa League Fixture Celtic FC vs RB Leipzig

Nov 2018 - Nov 2018


Film (Specialising in Directing) - MA - Edinburgh Napier University / Screen Academy Scotland

Sep 2016 - Nov 2017

Film Studies / World Religions - BA - Trinity College Dublin

Sep 2010 - Oct 2014