Mike Jones is a writer, script-editor & creative producer working across screen, page & interactive media. He is recipient of numerous accolades including an Australian writers guild award & has worked in script and production development with companies including the ABC, WarnerBros, EveryCloud, Porchlight, & Princess Pictures. He has also overseen long-form script labs for YouTube and is story consultant to ABC Signature studios in the US.
Mike is a script producer for ABCTV on it's slate of iView original scripted comedy-drama projects, and is regular collaborator and story consultant with boutique TV production company, SweetPotatoFilms, whose recent success was the multi award-winning mystery drama series, ‘The Kettering Incident’.
Mike was co-creator of the virtual-reality detective-thriller ‘VRNoir: A Day Before the Night’ with StartVR and short-listed for the International ProtoAward for most Innovative VR 2016. He previously lead story development for multi-platform company, Portal, developed interactive projects for WarnerBros, and served as a development consultant to ScreenAustralia.
As a novelist Mike is author of “The Transgressions Cycle”, a three-book series of supernatural gothic novels published by Simon&Schuster, named on Apple iBooks 'Best Of' list and twice nominated for the Australian Shadows award for best Horror novel of the year.
Mike’s early career spanned writing for theatre, working as a screen industry journalist, and he previously lectured in story & writing at the Australian Film TV & Radio School.
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