Lynn Glazier’s career as a documentary director, producer and writer spans 25 years.
She directed the acclaimed feature documentary IT’S A GIRL’S WORLD (2004) for the National Film Board of Canada. The film has won the prestigious Silver Chris Award at the Columbus International Film and Video Festival, the Award of Excellence from the Association of Media and Technology in Education in Canada, and the Silver Plaque in Education at the Chicago International Film Festival. The film has also garnered international attention in New Zealand, Australia, the US, and in Japan where it was seen in theatres.
In addition, Lynn has created six educational modules about social bullying and has been in demand as a speaker on the issue to teachers, parents and students. She also produced a three-hour documentary series on the subject of social bullying among girls and women for CBC Radio’s national program of contemporary thought, "Ideas" and won "Program of the Year" in the CBC national radio competition.
Other film credits include producing BOXING: IN AND OUT OF THE RING (2001), a feature length independent documentary investigating the corrupt world of professional boxing, for the A&E Network, TVO and Sky TV in Britain. The program was nominated for a Rocky Mountain Award at the Banff Television Festival and a Gemini Award for best sports program.
Lynn has also co-produced investigative television documentary programs for CBC TV’s "the fifth estate" and co-produced the first two episodes of the landmark CBC TV documentary series "Canada: A People’s History".
Her publicly and critically acclaimed work for CBC Radio could be heard for many years on "Sunday Morning". Her cutting-edge documentaries from around the world won numerous national and international awards including four Canadian Association of Journalists awards for investigative journalism; Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals at the New York International Festivals and a Gabriel Award.
Born in Oshawa, Lynn is an Ontario Scholar, and holds an Honours B.A. in English Language and Literature and an M.A. in Journalism, both degrees from the University of Western Ontario. (2/10)