• Dean's Advisory Committee

  • Christa Dickenson

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Christa Dickenson is the Executive Director & CEO of Telefilm Canada. She has three decades of experience spanning broadcast television, technology, telecommunications, and interactive digital media, having worked at CTV, CPAC, Rogers, and Interactive Ontario. Ms. Dickenson possesses an unparalleled talent for change management coupled with a strong business acumen. With brand advocacy expertise honed over many years, she is a highly effective screen-based industries advocate and spokesperson. In addition to a professional background spanning both the creative and business sides of the screen industries, Ms. Dickenson has a BAH and Masters of Fine Arts in Film Studies. She is the former Chair of the Board of Directors of CIAIC (The Canadian Interactive Alliance Interactive Canadienne), and currently sits on the

Board of Directors of the National Film Board of Canada. Christa Dickenson was recognized as “The 20 Most Powerful Women in Global Entertainment” by The Hollywood Reporter in October 2021, having propelled Telefilm Canada, a 50-year-old Crown corporation, into an era of modernization, while acknowledging and breaking down barriers to access.


Dean's Advisory Committee

People of AMPD

Shayna Haddon

Trina McQueen

Mia Nielsen

Jolene Cuyler

Carolyn Loucks

Weyni Mengesha

Vanessa Wang

Beth Janson

Liz Ogbu

Mariel Marshall

Lisa Jackson

Williams Ray

Dickenson Christa

Renu Mehta

Claire Hopkinson