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Francesca Francois

CEO & Senior Agent

Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. Strong professional skills in the representation of creative artists in film and television. An inner city kid from south London, England, Francesca carried her Caribbean heritage with her to the US. She joined prominent representation company Fifi Oscard Agency where she was franchised as an Agent within a year of joining. Later, she moved to International Creative Management (ICM), where she went through the famed agent training program and spent several years in the Motion Pictures department. Francesca joined Reuters, which later became Thomson Reuters. She spent several years in sales and editorial departments. Francesca is the founding partner of Plaza 7 NYC Inc which rebranded to Crystal Ship Artists, A Talent and Literary Agency, and is the co-founding member of the Crystal Ship Filmmakers (a free, vetted program created for filmmakers, television and digital content creators). She continues to support diversity at all levels in the entertainment industry, especially at the highly coveted showrunner levels. She is a Dance Theatre of Harlem alum, a member of African American Women in Cinema (AAWIC) and the New York Women in Film and Television (NYWIFT).