COSTANZA CAVALLI ETRO
Fashion Film Festival Milano
Latin American Fashion Film Festival
Founder and Director
Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, she follows her studies at an English School.
In 1991 Constanza leaves the country together with her family, to Mexico City, where, upon arrival, made her debut with a television program named “Aventura Salvaje” for Tv Azteca. She started her modeling carrier and won several recognisons and awards. She became a reference within the Fashion world in Latino America.
Her passion for cinema and theatre, took her to Los Angeles, California, where she studied at The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute for two years.
Completed her studies, she returned to Mexico City where she founded CavalliCommunicacion (www.cavallicomunicacion.com) a communication, production and public relations agency that became in a short time, the most important reference not only for the fashion industry but also for the cinema and the lifestyle world. She was one of the founders of the Fashion Week Mexico and became the Fashion Editor until she left Mexico and moved to Italy. She participated in the creation of the first Latin American Film Festval and of the Argentinian Film Festival both held in Mexico. Her projects were not only concentrated in the world of cinema and fashion; she collaborated with several non-profit foundations including Viva Mexico for the fight against Aids, Foundation De Cima for the fight against breast cancer and finally project Meteoro, helping street children and ensuring new opportunities in life.
In 2006, she moved to Italy married to the Italian fashion designer Kean Etro, where she lives nowadays together with their daughter. She supports the preservation and the autonomy of the most forgotten ethnic groups as that of the Huichol People in Mexico through her project Magik Masks www.magikmasks.com, for which was invited to par-cipate in the Life Ball held in Vienna last May 2014.
In 2014 she founded and directed the first edition of Fashion Film Festival Milano where she combines her love for fashion and cinema and the strong will to promote and support young talents.
As result of this amazing project she has been invited to be part of the Grand Prix Luxury Jury at the 2014 Cristal Festival in Courchevel (International festival for professionals of the communication, advertising & creative worlds). Moreover she has been invited as one of the speakers during the 2014 Decoded Fashion held in Milan, to introduce the world of fashion films in front of the professional audience coming from the world of fashion and digital industry.
In 2015 she was one of the Main Speakers within the LUISA VIA ROMA event in Florence the first edition of “Fashion and Technology Summit”. She was invited to share her knowledge about Fashion Films and Digital Trends within two special Masterclasses in the Italian University IED in the city of Florence together with the City Councillor for Culture and in the city of Como.
Furthermore she was invited to participate in VOGUE ITALY “Conversation with” event open to the general public, during the Milan Women Fashion Week September 2015 to speak about the Fashion Film Festival Milano and the Fashion Films.
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REVISTA DIA SIETE
Constanza begins her career as a professional model in the Argentinean catwalks and then she establishes her residence in Mexico, were she reaches the status of Latin top Model.
- Exclusive Image of the Palacio de Hierro by 6 years (Mexico).
- Multiple Recognitions by its career i in Mexico: –
– Gold Laurel to the best Latin model
– Creative Prize to the publicitada model more
– OMNI Prize
– Contempo Prize to the best model in Mexico
- Brand Ambassador for G.A.N (Grupo Acerero Del Norte) of Mexico, for 2 years next to actor Pedro Armendariz.
- Main character in more than 60 commercials
- Image of Argentine designer Gerardo Dragonetti.
- Image of Mexican designer Keko Demichellis
Due to her successes in the world of fashion and mass media, Constanza has also become an important figure in the Mexican society.
- Considered by the SOMOS, one of the 20 more beautiful women of Mexico, 1998
- Named by the magazine QUIEN (during its launching) like one of the 30 Mexican celebrities
- Chosen one of the 6 “Voices of the Fashion” 2004
- Reforma Newspaper Social Club Editorial Counsil Member (2004-2005)
- Member of the Editorial Counsil of BE! MAGAZINE (2005)