Suzanne Campbell-Jones

Suzanne Campbell-Jones started out as an anthropologist and has a Ph.D from the London School of Economics. Her book In Habit, a study of Roman Catholic nuns was published in London by Faber & Faber and in New York by Random House. At the age of 35 she joined the BBC making programmes for the Open University and remained for 8 years. She made an award-winning film on computer languages for Horizon. In 1995 while writing a book in Papua New Guinea she met an American vet in a rainforest. She introduced the idea of making a film about Khyne U Mar and her work with elephants. Meanwhile as a free-lance director she has made many award-winning science documentaries in many different parts of the world. Also quite a few arts documentaries including Field in China with Anthony Gormley and A Gal and her Gallery about avant garde artists from around the world. She is a Fellow of the Royal Geographic Society and the Royal Anthropological Institute. For her last few projects she has undertaken the photography herself.