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Turner pictured in Movie Makers, Jan. 1952, 3.

Glen H. Turner

Dates active


Club Affiliation

Amateur Cinema League




Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award 1949
ACL Ten Best 1949
ACL Ten Best 1950
Hiram Percy Maxim Memorial Award 1951
ACL Ten best 1951
American Cinematographer Amateur Movie Makers Contest 1952 - Top Ten Award Winner
ACL Ten Best 1953
PSA Ten Best 1958
PSA Ten Best 1958 - Honorable Mention


One Summer Day

  • Date produced: 1949

Barrier, The

  • Date produced: 1950

In Fancy Free

  • Date produced: 1951


  • Date produced: 1953

Water Wheel

  • Date produced: 1958

Little Girl

  • Date produced: 1955


Artist, Professor

Biographical Notes

"Glen H. Turner of Springville, Utah was a director of Springville gallery, a fine photographer, an award winning film maker, a talented water colorist and oil painter of realist landscapes who became a member of the Brigham Young University Art faculty in 1948." Utah Artists Project.

Turner was the second amateur filmmaker to win the Hiram Percy Maxim Award twice, and the first to do so with both 8mm. and 16mm. films (Movie Makers, Jan. 1952, 3).

Bibliographic Resources

"Death: Glen H. Turner" (Obituary). Deseret News, December 3, 1993. PSA Journal, Nov. 1958, 47.

The Glen H. Turner motion picture collection is held by the Church History Library at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Salt Lake City, Utah).