Associate Dean, Animation and Game Design, Sheridan College
Theresa Scandiffio is the Associate Dean of Animation and Game Design at Sheridan College. Prior to joining Sheridan, Theresa led archival, curatorial and community outreach projects and educational initiatives at museums, festivals and universities in Toronto, Chicago, and Orlando. From 2010-2020, Theresa was a member of the programming team who launched the Toronto International Film Festival’s year-round home, TIFF Bell Lightbox. For over a decade, she led the strategic and artistic vision of the Toronto International Film Festival’s Learning, Heritage and Community Outreach divisions, including post-secondary research partnerships. Theresa has sat on numerous boards and advisories and was an Ontario delegate for the 2015 Governor General Canadian Leadership Conference and a 2017 Civic Action DiverseCity Fellow. She received her PhD in Cinema and Media studies from the University of Chicago.