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, MadMan, SweetPotatoFilms, Porchlight, LateNiteFilms, & ScreenAustralia. He has also overseen long-form script labs for YouTube and is story consultant to ABC Signature studios in the US.
Currently Mike serves as Script Producer for ABCTV across it's slate of iView original scripted comedy-drama projects. He is also regular collaborator with boutique screen production company, Sweet Potato Films, lead by showrunner Vicki Madden. With SPF he previously worked on the multi award-winning mystery drama series, ‘The Kettering Incident’.
Mike was co-creator & writer of the virtual-reality detective-thriller ‘VRNoir: A Day Before the Night’ with Sydney-based production company StartVR. He previously lead story development for multi-platform company, Portal, developed interactive projects for WarnerBros, and is a development consultant for 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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