Mini Bio (1)
Kenny is an award winning television and film director. Recent work includes the feature film Dirt Road to Lafayette by James Kelman and 6 x 1 hr thriller Acceptable Risk by Ron Hutchinson for Saffron Pictures/RTE/Canada. Previous work includes: the BAFTA and RTS winning The Cops and Buried for Tony Garnett; Gas Attack, written by Rowan Joffe for Channel 4, which won the Michael Powell Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival, the Special Jury Prize at the Courchevel Film Festival and the Best Actor Award, shared by the three lead actresses at the Cherbourg Film Festival; Summer, for Sixteen Films which won BAFTAs for best direction, best film and best actor award for Robert Carlyle at the EIFF and best film in the Alice in the Cities section of the Rome International Film Festival; Yasmin, written by Simon Beaufoy, which won the Audience Award at Dinard and the Ecumenical Award at Locarno, and several best actor awards. Other work includes: the first two parts of Charlie, a 3 x 90 political drama for RTE, which was nominated for Best Drama at the Irish Film and Television Awards; The Ark, a single TV film for Red Planet/BBC1; Paddington, a TV film for BBC 1 about the Paddington rail crash; Magnificent 7 for BBC1, a single TV film about a family on the autism spectrum, which won the Signis Prix - Festival de Television Monte Carlo; Case Histories, Spooks, Paranoid and Being Human. Kenny also directed the short documentary, The Right to Life, which was part of a portmanteau feature entitled The Ten Commandments, inspired by the UN declaration of human rights. Theatre directing includes: A Place with the Pigs by Athol Fugard, which won a fringe first, and Joe Orton's Loot, and several new plays.
- IMDb Mini Biography By: Kenny Glenaan