Francesca currently holds the position of Director, English Market for the CMF Program Administrator at Telefilm Canada. In this position she manages the business affairs processes for both Convergent and Experimental Programs for English Canada and works with TV and digital media producers providing support during the CMF application process. Previously, Francesca was Deputy Director of the Television Business Unit at Telefilm Canada. Before joining the organization, Francesca was the Manager of Operations and Business Analyst for the Canadian Television Fund where she started in 2001. Francesca has worked in television for the last 15 years but before that began her career as a cultural administrator and producer for close to ten years. She holds a B.A in Fine Arts from York University and is a Murray Ross Award Recipient. She is also a VCP alumna.