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Teresita P. Bautista, B.A.

Office Manager, Dean's Office

Email: tbautista@cinema.usc.edu

From overseeing the operations of the front desk to handling expense reports to training and supervising student workers, Tesha Bautista ensures the Dean's office runs smoothly and efficiently.

Prior to her tenure at the school, Bautista was a product manager at Walt Disney Studios for several video animation franchises including The Lion King, The Little Mermaid, Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Toy Story, and Miyazaki Animation for over 80 worldwide  territories. While playing an integral role in opening Disney's video presence throughout Eastern Europe she helped oversee product development, marketing, promotions and synergy activities for corporate partners including McDonald's. 

While in the Philippines, Bautista co-wrote the screenplay Bells of San Jose, which was commissioned by the the Population Commission, an agency of the World Health Organization.