Glenys Rowe is veteran film producer and marketer. Her first production was Richard Lowenstein’s 1986 musical Dogs in Space, which starred INXS frontman Michael Hutchence. It is widely hailed as a landmark Australian film and cult classic.
Other works include personal favourites like David Ceasar’s Idiot Box (1996) starring Ben Mendelsohn, which received six Australian Film Institute Award nominations in. In 1999, her film Feeling Sexy opened the Brisbane Film Festival, was invited to the Venice Film Festival, and was nominated for four Film Critics Circle of Australia award, winning for Davida Allen’s screenplay.
She currently has two films in productions including a Bristish period costume drama about artist William Blake and an Australian comedy written and directed by stand-up star Kitty Flanagan. As well as film production, Glenys runs the audio book publishing house Fine Poets specialising in the classics of Australian literature recorded by APSA Academy President Jack Thompson.
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