Film and Television

Credits for Glynis Whiting include:

Feature length documentaries: “Time Steps” (writer/director) Journey Home: A Dialysis Story(writer/director)

Feature dramas “Blood Clan”, starring Gordon Pinsent (writer/producer) and “Strange and Rich” (Global TV; story editor/producer). 

One-hour documentaries: “Sterilization of Leilani Muir” (CBC; director); “Born at Home” (ACCESS TV; writer/director), “Jericho: Walls of Silence” (CBC; director), “When Girls Do it” (CTV; director), ; “Tracking Stolen Horses” (CTV; director), “X-Weighted” (director), and as writer/director on episodes of the critically acclaimed Canadian Broadcasting Corporation series “David Suzuki’s Nature of Things”:  “Weight of the World”, “Worst Case Scenario”, and “Gone Sideways”.

TV half-hours range from comedies “Nobody’s Business”, pilot, ITV (creator/producer), “Pink Card Club” (director) to children’s “Baba’s House”, pilot (ACCESS; writer/producer) and “Bee Alert Burt” (ACCESS; director).

As a playwright, projects include “Wildflowers“ (workshop Lethbridge Theatre), “Staircase” (Macgowan Hall, Los Angeles), “Morton Creek Once More” (Citadel Rice Theatre, Edmonton), the musical “Poor Relations” (Workshop, Theatre Network, Edmonton), and Courtesy of Lucklee, which was awarded the Elise Mae Beimfohr Award for Children’s Theatre (UCLA). 

In recognition of her first novel, A Nose For Death”, she received the Vancouver Mayor’s award for Emerging Artist in Literature. 

Other awards and honours;

  • Alberta Culture Screenplay award, “Baldy”
  • Alberta Motion Picture Industry Award, Best Feature Film, “Blood Clan”
  • Atlantic Film Festival Award in screenwriting “Blood Clan”
  • CBC Literary Award in radio “A Darkened Room”
  • American Medical Association Media (Freddie) “Weight of the World”
  • LEO Award, “Weight of the World”
  • Columbus Film Festival Chris Statue “Weight of the World”
  • Leonardo Festival of Ecology and Science Grand Prix (Parma, Italy) “Worst Case Scenario”

To see images from the films, visit the image gallery.