Glenis Giles

Producer, Honorary Life Member of WIFT NZ

Glenis Giles has worked extensively as a producer in television and film, and is a founding member of WIFT Wellington Inc (now Women in Film and Television).

Among her early credits are innovative and award-winning short films such as Song of the Siren, Shoes, Eau de la Vie, Room Tone and The Grocer's Apprentice. Eau de la Vie, directed by Simon Bare, won Le Prix de la Jeunesse at the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand Short Film Festival in 1995, and was selected in the Best of Clermont-Ferrand travelling retrospective six years later.

In 2007 Glenis produced the documentary Michael King: A Moment In Time (an in-depth interview with the late historian) with director Clare O'Leary for the Wellington International Film Festival.

She also co-developed and produced Project Q; a multi-media children's science series incorporating a 13-part television series, career DVDs and an interactive website.

Glenis produced the Clare O'Leary-directed documentary Portraits of Us about Australian-based New Zealand artist Geoff Dixon which screened at the 2022 New Zealand International Film Festival.

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