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. Leading her to win an award for Best Production Design for "Los Trashumantes".
Chapela moved to Vancouver, Canada 13 years ago and has also Directed multiple-award -wining and nominated short documentaries like “Upcyclers: Fashion’s Climate Frontliners” and “The Peaceful Revolution". Currently, she won a grant from The Canadian Council of Arts to develop the script of her first feature film as Director: "Feminine: a redemption tale".
Also her passion for sustainability and film, took her to undertake the role of Lead Film committee for the “Sustainable Film Festival Vida Vert San Francisco”
Finally but not least, Chapela also is currently the Lead Production Design Instructor at InFocus Film School.