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MIKE JONES

SWEET POTATO FILMS

Mike Jones is a writer and script developer working across TV, online, and interactive forms. He is currently story producer on ABC youth-drama series Deadlockfor Every Cloud Productions and served as script producer for the ABC’s Long Story Shortslate comic-drama series including F*cking Adelaide, Other People’s Problems, Wrong Kind of Black, andEdge of the Bush. Mike is also a regular collaborator with boutique TV production company, Sweet Potato Films, whose recent success was the multi award-winning mystery drama series, ‘The Kettering Incident’. He has developed projects with companies including Warner Bros and Princess Pictures, as well as serving as story consultant to ABC Signature studios in the US and leading long-form script labs for YouTube. He was co-creator of the virtual-reality detective-thriller VR Noir: A Day Before the Night with Start VR and is co-writer of forthcoming speculative-fiction VR experience, Awake. As a novelist Mike is author of The Transgressions Cycle, a series of supernatural gothic novels published by Simon & Schuster. He was previously development consultant with Screen Australia and lectured in story and writing at the Australian Film TV & Radio School.

MIKE JONES

Writer & Script Developer