Jane Malone is an independent film and theatre maker based in Sydney Australia. She worked as an improviser with Theatresports Australia before representing her home state of NSW in Australia’s Triple J Raw Comedy National Final. She subsequently worked as a weekly sketch columnist for 'The Sydney Morning Herald’, a writer/presenter for ABC TV Comedy ('The O’Loghlin Show’), presenter/producer for ABC TV Science (‘Quantum’) and a weekly segment presenter on ABC Radio's Triple J. Jed's plays include 'The Naming', developed by Inscription, 'The Rumour' penned whilst writer-in-residence at The Crypt Theatre Balmain Sydney, 'Cohabitation', produced at the Bondi Pavilion and as a rehearsed reading at the Alliance of Resident Theatres New York, and 'The Wedding Trifle', awarded the Varuna Fellowship for Drama. Other awards include the NSW Order of Australia Emerging Director’s Prize (Ensemble Theatre), shortlisting for the NSW Premier’s Prize for Literature (Play) and a Create NSW TV Director's Attachment for Nine/Essential Media’s 'Doctor Doctor' ('The Heart Guy'). Her first feature film, the 'no-budget’ dramady 'Birthday Adjustment Disorder' which she wrote, directed and produced, received Honourable Mentions at the Hollywood New Directors' and LA Underground Film Festivals, was a finalist in Chicago's Blow Up International Art House Film Festival, Post-Modern Film Winner of Virgin Spring Cinefest and winner of the Cult Critic Festival's Debut Film Outstanding Achievement Award.