Roxana Chapela was born and raised in Mexico City. She is an Architect with a certificate in Fine Arts and a Permaculture Design diploma. She has walked the last 2 decades of her professional journey in film and theater, by designing sets for different kinds of Universes. Which led her to move to Vancouver, Canada 13 years ago. Chapela has also Directed some award wining short documentaries like “Upcyclers: Fashion’s Climate Frontliners” and “The Peaceful Revolution". Currently, she is developing her first feature film as Director.
Finally but not least, her passion for social change and sustainability has been reflected as well in the circular fashion brand: Magdala Upcycling, as Co-founder and Artistic Director.