Susan Danta

Susan comes to Ausfilm from AFTRS, where she recently led the research team and held roles as Head of Faculty and Head of Animation & VFX at the national institute. Susan has also held positions at both the University of NSW and Macquarie University.

Susan’s position as Ausfilm’s Workforce Capacity Strategy Executive has been appointed to drive workforce capacity initiatives and strategies across Australia’s physical production and post, digital and visual effects sectors following a comprehensive Screen Production Infrastructure & Capacity Audit of Australia with Ausfilm and Olsberg SPI.

Susan’s research experience intersects industry, education and government and her passion for the screen sector are complementary skillsets to work alongside Nick Herd, Ausfilm’s Head of Policy & Research and the Ausfilm team in leading her strategic work. Susan liaises with key stakeholders across these sectors to facilitate positive and tangible solutions to support the broader Australian screen industry.

Susan’s appointment will address a national framework with cohesive actions and strategies that will support Below The Line (BTL) workforce growth.

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