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Dr Leonie Jones

Dr Leonie Jones
Name Leonie Jones
Position Lecturer (Media Production)
Section School of Creative Arts
Office Q154
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 1056
Extension 1056
Qualifications ADipRBAdm UNE , BA USQ , MLitt UNE , PhD Griffith

Fields of Research (FoR)

  • Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified ( 200199 )
  • Film, Television and Digital Media not elsewhere classified ( 190299 )
  • Art Theory and Criticism not elsewhere classified ( 190199 )
  • Art History ( 360199 )
  • Screen And Digital Media not elsewhere classified ( 360599 )
  • Communication And Media Studies not elsewhere classified ( 470199 )

Research interests
Documentary film making
Film and Television
Oral History
Memory Studies
Australian Military History

Industry affiliations
International Screenwriters Association
International Documentary Association
Oral History Society
Oral History Association of Australia (Qld Branch)

USQ Research affiliations

  • Institute for Resilient Regions (IRR)

Currently teaching courses/programs
Documentary Production
Authorship & Creativity
Cinematic Language
Story and Style
Major Film

Teaching experience(Tertiary)
20 Years

Teaching experience(Other)
20 Years

Administrative responsibilities
Specialty Co-convenor Bachelor Film & Screen Production

Research most recent
They’ll Come Looking for You, the story of Fire Support Base Coral, Vietnam 1968. One hour television documentary written and directed by Leonie Jones and produced by Mianjin Entertainment.

Assistant Producer on the award winning short film Gone Fishing, (35mm short film). Directed by Chris Jones, Produced by Living Spirit Films, 2007/08, Gone Fishing premiered at BAFTA, London January 12th 2008 and has won numerous international awards including Winner of Kodak Best Short Film Award 2008. It was short listed for the 2009 Academy Awards.

"Battle of Milne Bay: A Soldiers Story", Documentary. Director, Writer,
55 minute Television documentary

Publications in ePrints

Jones, Leonie and Batorowicz, BeataORCID: and Hunter, Cassandra and Coleman, Ellie and Clark, Linda and Romeyn, Taylor and Wagner, Katie and Lomulder, Helena and Graham, Louise (2015) Busted exhibition - A USQ, St Vincent's Private Hospital and St Andrew's Private Hospital breast cancer exhibition and documentary project. [A Visual Arts collection]

Jones, Leonie E. and Sparkes, Daryl (2006) The Battle of Fire Support Base Coral (1968) Oral History and Documentary Project. [A Creative/Applied Media collection]

Jones, Leonie E. (2005) The Battle of Milne Bay (1942): oral history and documentary project. [A Creative/Applied Media collection]