Producer, Honorary Life Member of WIFT NZ

Glenis and Clare O’Leary refreshed their brand in 2020 as gogo media Aotearoa, and worked together making Geoff Dixon- Portraits of Us.

This has been her first foray into directing - which she has loved. Their film screened in the NZIFF this year.

An independent producer of film and television with over twenty-five years’ experience in the local industry , Glenis was a founding member of Women in Film & Television (WIFT) and represented New Zealand at the International WIFTI level – she was given a life honouree membership for her work.

She was well known for her involvement  in the Wellington Fringe Film Festival for nineteen years, as co-ordinator and then Chair. 

Her portfolio of work includes documentaries, theatrical short films, TV drama, commercials and music videos. Her youth-focused television science series QTV, (OliverGiles Productions) was a finalist in the Japan Prize and the ANZ TV awards in 2006. 

Over the years she has produced numerous international award winning shorts including Song of the Siren, Eau de la Vie, Shoes, Room Tone and Mokopuna, Ainsley Gardner’s directorial debut.  She produced Linda Niccol’s three short films, Dangerous Ride, Beautiful Collision and The Handkerchief and was instrumental in the early days of Linda’s feature film Poppy.

Her documentaries, co-produced with director Clare O’Leary; Michael King, a moment in time; A Class Act, Mervyn Thompson and Gordon Crook, A Life of Art, all screened in the NZIFF and television.

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