Krista Ortega is a promising filmmaker and photographer who graduated from the De La Salle College of St. Benilde’s Multimedia Arts program where she was a scholar of the Student Publications Grant. She was mentored by award-winning filmmaker and fellow UxS creative, Pepe Diokno, who inspired her to continue her filmmaking pursuit.

Despite her young age, Ortega has already done spots, AVPs, and short films for various clients and agencies. For UxS, she handles graphic design and content for social media. Her other projects also include collaborations with different directors where her role varies from second unit director, director of photography, camera operator, and photographer. She continues to grow in the industry through the mentorship of her UxS colleagues and the projects she takes on.