Glenn started his directing career at MTV where he directed over 100 music, news and film reports. Including directing: Mariah Carey, James Brown, Jon Bon Jovi, Beastie Boys, Massive Attack, David Bowie, Meg Ryan, and Kermit the Frog.
He has directed documentaries for the main channels on subjects as diverse as crime, neuroscience and cooking.
He has self shot documentaries in India, South East Asia and North America.
He has directed access based documentaries on religious cults, the UK police, the porn industry.
Even when he is showrunning and series producing he chooses to direct and storyboard key sequences.
“… David Eagleman’s absorbing rummage in the contents of our heads, which has been both a riveting precise of what we do know about the human brain and a humbling reminder of how much we still don’t” The Guardian
A 10 x 30′ rockumentary series following the punk rock band Towers of London. The real Spinal Tap.
“a sash-wearing, bouquet-waving triumph. A scrambled-egg mess of cheese-string limbs, phlegm, swearing, exclamation marks, malapropisms, vomit, rudeness, nudeness, monstrously narrow trouser-legs, bellowing punkrock daftness, dumb-as-a-bell declarations of greatness and hair that looks as if it’s been assembled from the contents of a hoover used to clean a field, they make for astonishing viewing”
Aerial tour of the UK featuring narration and personal stories from well known British & Irish personalities, including James Nesbitt, Ashley Jensen, Michael Sheen. Involved complex 3D helicopter shoots.
Channel: Sky 3D Production Company: Bigger Pictures
Some clips from the series. NB: The clips are in 2D!
8 x 60′ series exploring the science behind the world’s strangest phenomenons and creations.
The freaky true life stories include: Spider Goats, Dead Bird Rain, Pixie Dust, the secret chamber beneath Grand Central terminal, the Worlds Smallest Car, the strange caves of Cappadocia, Missile Silo Homes, Drug sniffing Bees, Vortex Lake
A televised endurance contest presented by Dale Winton
Broadcast on Channel 5, 2000.
“ masterful hypnotic television”
“….like the inside of Homer Simpson’s head… a work of unmitigated genius…….”
“I’m addicted to it …….Its brilliant.”
“Possiby the worst TV idea ever”
20 contestants stand round a truck (4×4 road vehicle) in a shopping centre.
The rules are simple.
1. Contestants must stand, with one hand touching the car at all times.
2. Contestants must NOT fall asleep.
The person who stands touching the vehicle the longest wins the truck.
This deceptively simple contest made compelling HIGH DRAMA TV that has captivated TV audience across the globe, delivering huge audience ratings and massive press interest wherever it has been broadcast.
1 MILLION VIEWERS PER DAY IN UK !
NO 1 WATCHED SHOW IN INDONESIA !
TURKEY – 1.2 MILLION VIEWERS PER DAY ACROSS TEN WEEKS !
PORTUGAL – RATINGS HIT – 44% PEAK SHARE !!
The UK contest was won by Jerry Middleton with a UK record of 81 hours 43 minutes and 31 seconds.