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Krista Jordan

Discipline Lead - Innovation & Technology

Krista Jordan has over twenty years professional industry experience in creative and commercial filmmaking. Her professional film credits include The Matrix, The Matrix Reloaded, Rabbit- Proof Fence, Moulin Rouge and the Academy Award-winning Happy Feet. In addition to her film credits she has extensive experience in online visual effects commercial production and broadcast design for international and local clients and campaigns.

In recent years, Krista’s focus has shifted to learning, leadership and strategic development. As Learning and Development Manager at Animal Logic, Krista was a pivotal member of the leadership team and drove program and curriculum development, mentorship, industry, education, and government engagement. Krista worked with the curriculum development team to establish the UTS Animal Logic Academy Master of Animation and Visualisation degree in 2017. In 2019 she was appointed to the role of Head of Animation at AFTRS and now focuses on education in Virtual and Visual Effects, bringing her energy and passion to the school and a focus on animation, visual and virtual effects in contemporary screen craft.

Krista is an experienced and highly gifted presenter and learning facilitator and has lectured, facilitated, and run masterclasses for both external professionals, students, and internal employees.  She has an extensive professional network in the local and international industry and across educational providers, government, and corporate bodies.