Glenn Urquhart

February 23, 8:30am - 10:00am AEDT. Hosted at Work-Shop

part of a series on Curiosity


About the speaker

Glenn is a Creative Swiss Army Knife: A multi-disciplined, globally awarded Creative Director, Commercials Director, Editor, Promo Producer, Music Producer, Performer, Copywriter, Journalist, Science Fiction Author and Cross-Dresser!

Glenn previously worked as the Group Creative Director across the Lifestyle Channels at Foxtel and now works as a freelance Creative making commercials, documentaries, music videos, short films, novels, immersive installations and anything else that allows him to play video games and cause mischief in between working.

Before moving to Sydney, Glenn did stints in London, Berlin and San Francisco. He worked and performed with The Chemical Brothers, Morcheeba and Art of Noise, achieving the first no.1 on the U.S. Billboard charts for a drum n’ bass track and composing numerous film trailer scores including the UK launch promo for ‘The Matrix’ among many others in Europe and Australia.

As a Creative Director at Foxtel he created some of the most awarded work in Australian television promotion with launches for Grand Designs Australia and Embarrassing Bodies Down Under, and positioned The Lifestyle Channels Australia multi-platform brand as the country’s first totally modular, infinite colour trend-led branding design system.

Glenn is a respected keynote speaker at industry conferences around the world, Including PromaxBDA and Emergence Creative from Asia to Africa to Australia, speaking on the convergence of technology, futurism and creativity.

He also regularly mentors youth film talent through Foxtel’s ‘street TV’, The Australian Indigenous Mentoring Initiative.

Local partners