director / producer / camerawoman / animator
Stefanie Jordan was born in Germany in 1965.
After filmclasses at the San Francisco Art Institute and S.F. State University and a guest semester at the Art Accademy in Hamburg she studied animation at the Accademy for Film and Television in Potsdam-Babelsberg.
Stefanie Jordans' films have been shown at festivals world-wide and have won numerous awards including the Silver Bear for short film (Late at Night; 4'20 animation) at the International Berlin Film Festival 1997 and the German Women Media Award "Juliane-Bartel-Preis" in 2003 (Some Real Heat, 54 min, documentary).
Up until now she has made animation-, feature length documentary and experimental films as well as commercials. Besides being a film- and videomaker she has worked as a graphic designer and as a camerawoman. Currently she is developing a series of short films for children.
She has also given lectures internationally. Her film works are extensively explored in Alice Kuzniar’s book „The Queer German Cinema“, Stanford University Press 2000.