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Daphne McCurdy Sigismondi, B.A.

Assistant Director, Animation & Digital Arts

Affiliated Divisions:

John C. Hench Division of Animation & Digital Arts

Email: dsigismondi@cinema.usc.edu

Daphne Sigismondi is the assistant director and students advisor for the John C. Hench of Animation & Digital Arts.

Previously, Sigismondi was the academic scheduling and events coordinator for the Associate Dean of the School of Cinematic Arts. Before and after her degree in Graphic Arts in Rome, Italy she worked in the European film and television industry.

Her jobs ranged from translation, to production design and to assistant directing on major as well as independent US and European productions. Sigismondi speaks four languages fluently, and has directed and produced short films, which were selected by European Film Festivals.