Oct 28, 2019
14:50 - 15:30
WithCostanza Cavalli Etro
Costanza Cavalli Etro
Fashion Film Festival Milano
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 1991 Constanza leaves the country together with her family, to Mexico City, where she founded CavalliCommunicacion, a communication, production and public relations agency. She was one of the founder of Fashion Week Mexico. In 2006 she married Italian fashion designer Kean Etro and moved to Italy. In 2014 she created the first edition of Fashion Film Festival Milano where she combines her love for fashion and cinema and the strong will to promote young talents. The Festival is an international event where Fashion Films from all over the world are showcased during the Milan Women Fashion Week in September. An event where young talents are supported to showcase their work at a national and international scale in front of a prestigious international Jury, a wide audience and important press. The best fashion films by Big Brands such as Prada, Gucci, Cartier, Armani, Zegna, Rodarte, Hermes, Ferragamo with movie directors like Wes Anderson, Roman Polanski, Bruno Aveillan are showcased together with the work of new talents. The Festival prides to have more than 250 press articles every edition. In October 2017 Constanza launched EYESOPHY (www.eyesophy.com) a Creative Hub for Fashion and Lifestyle Filmmaking.This brand new project combines the know how and networking as the result of many years of experience and research.
In 2000 he founded Lifegate with the aim of spreading ethical values and human and ecosystem respect. This path had already begun in 1986 with Fattoria Scaldasole, company that in a few years become the first organic company in Italy and fourth Italian company in the yogurt sector. In a short time, over 60,000 companies, inspired by the success of Fattoria Scaldasole, begin to produce and transform organic products, bringing Italy from the last to the first place for organic production in Europe. Since 1981 he is living in province of Como in the first passive solar house built in Italy and designed by him, in the past the house was already the Fattoria Scaldasole’s headquarter, which today hosts the first solar tracking photovoltaic park in our country. In 1997 he was awarded by the Milan Chamber of Commerce with the “Entrepreneur of the year” award in the “Quality of life” category. In 2008 the Davos World Economic Forum awarded him with the “Social entrepreneur of the Year” award, which recognizes the best social entrepreneurs chosen in thirty countries. In 2010 he became a member of the World Shift Council on the G20 (WS20)
Luigi Caccia is the founder with his sister Ilaria of PureDenim, a rib of Italdenim, company specialized in the production of sustainable Denim. , Caccia has been involved in denim world since he was a child. In the last 10 years he has made the revolution of the denim process. Looking for new technologies and natural polymers, in addition to constantly studying new technologies through various businesses, PureDenim has successfully reduced the amount of chemicals and water in the process of making jeans. PureDenim continually seeks to find new opportunities for one of the highest polluting processes in the textile industry.
Gloria Maria Cappelletti
Editor at Large & Creative Director VICE Fashion & Luxury Group
Gloria Maria Cappelletti has consolidated her reputation as a pioneer in digital art through her respected and homonymous "Gloria Maria Gallery", where she made known and supported some of the most influential digital artists of our generation who, often, were at the beginning of the their career as Petra Cortright, Rafaël Rozendaal and Amalia Ulman. Since 1999 she has been an agent at the international photographers agency Management Artists, consolidating the career of photographers and directors such as Steven Klein, Stephane Sednaoui and Daniel Sannwald, to name a few. Gloria Maria is curator of the Milan Fashion Film Festival, now in its fifth edition. Since 2013, Editor at Large of iD.co Italy has also been the Creative Director of VICE Fashion & Luxury Group Italy, a three-hundred and sixty-degree creative agency by Vice Media that deals with research, strategy, creativity, development, production, content distribution and activation worldwide.
With Constanza Cavalli Etro, Marco Roveda, Lifegate CEO, Luigi Caccia, Founder Pure Denim. Moderator: Gloria Maria Cappelletti, Editor at Large & Creative Director VICE Fashion & Luxury Group