Advisory Board Members
Vice President, Promotions, Communications & International Relations
Francesca joined Telefilm in 2006 as the Deputy Director, English Market for the Canadian Television Fund (now Canada Media Fund), by 2008 she was promoted to Director of that team and is now very excited to be the Director of National Promotions and Communications. Francesca has always been a fan of Canadian film and television and she has a great ability to build strong relationships with clients. Her goal is remind the Canadian audience how amazing and successful our homegrown talent is in Canada and abroad by engaging more with the super consumers of content. It is time in her mind to put the audience first and Telefilm Canada is a great place to do that.
Francesca began her career as a cultural administrator and producer of theatre where she was required to manage both production and promotion of the plays. She then moved on to television production working on big budget TV series and MOWs produced for Alliance Atlantis, among other companies.
She has a B.A in Fine Arts from York University where she focused on film studies.