Lecturer-Master of Producing, Film and Television. Associate Director Teaching and Learning, University of Melbourne

Donna Lyon is a Melbourne based film producer and academic based at The University of Melbourne, where she lectures in producing at VCA Film and Television. She has been working in the arts and film industry for over 15 years, predominantly in film and tv production.


  • 2017–2019
    Lecturer, The University of Melbourne
  • 2013–2017
    Screen Production Coordinator, The University of Melbourne


  • 2019 
    The University of Melbourne , PhD Research
  • 2012 
    Monash University, Post Graduate Diploma Education
  • 2006 
    The University of Melbourne VCA, Post Grad Film and Television Producing
  • 2005 
    Victoria University, Bachelor of Arts - Performance Studies

Grants and Contracts

  • 2015
    Cornelius Regan Trust Award
    Researcher / Professional
    Funding Source:
    The University of Melbourne
  • 2009
    Propeller Film Shorts
    Funding Source:
    Film Victoria