Glenn  Whelan

Glenn Whelan

ScreenSkills High-end TV Assistant Director Trainee

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available Soon
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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 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

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

Nov 2018 - Nov 2018

Andros - 1st AD - Screen Academy Scotland/Kino Eyes Programme

Dec 2017 - Jan 2018

The Gurney - Director - Screen Academy Scotland

May 2017 - Oct 2017

Carved - 1st AD - Screen Academy Scotland

May 2017 - Jun 2017

Ginger - Director - Screen Academy Scotland

Jan 2017 - Apr 2017

Offline - 1st AD - Screen Academy Scotland

Oct 2016 - Dec 2016

Penrose - Director - The Bear and the Fox Pictures

Nov 2014 - Apr 2016


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