Archives: Staff

Sophie Fabrizio

Sophie is a current student at Humber in the Business Fashion and Arts Program. She has been passionate about the arts for many years now. Fashion, for her, is a form of art, in which the body is the canvas. She has always found the idea to be quite fascinating, and loves exploring it.

Julia Mogus

Julia is a second-year corporate law student at the University of Toronto, who intends to work in the fashion industry. She has interned at a Media and Entertainment law firm in Toronto, where she drafted music contracts and IP applications, and assisted with corporate financing. Growing up as a ballerina, Julia developed a love for …

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Jessie Mitri

Jessie is currently in her last semester of the Fashion Business & Arts program at Humber College and plans to pursue social media marketing post-graduation.She is a full-time student and also works running client’s social media pages as well as her own where she micro influences and works with brands to promote new products. Jessie …

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Ariana Christie

Ariana is a third-year student in the Fashion Arts and Business program at Humber. She is passionate about marketing, journalism, and has an eye for the latest fashion trends. Ariana’s future career is to become a writer in sponsorship or a journalist in the fashion industry.

Heraa Uddin

Heraa’s love for fashion started by mirroring the classic yet eccentric style of her foremothers and of course from personal experimentation with different styles and trends. This is where she discovered she holds a passion for fashion as a career choice. Heraa is a recent graduate of Fashion Arts and Business program with Honors from …

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Evelyn Albanese

Evelyn is a recent graduate of the Fashion Arts and Business program at Humber College. Evelyn is always on the go and eager to achieve her goals within the fashion industry. With her creativity, keen interest in social media marketing, and positive mindset, she can achieve anything. 

Alex Pastukhovich ~ Creative Director

Alexander is a multidisciplinary digital artist, cinematographer and 3D/VFX creator. His strong sense of visual style often encapsulates the best of bold European fashion and a mix of retro-futuristic VHS vibes. With an architectural background and a passion for experimental ideas, his genre-bending fashion stories gives the viewer a truly remarkable visual experience. He has …

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Martine Gingerich ~ Submissions Director

Martine Gingerich applied her 2 university degrees to 20 years as a French elementary teacher in Canada, and now uses this organization and diplomatic skills as the Submissions Director for CANIFFF working with hundreds of filmmakers around the world. In addition to fostering dogs, she spends her spare time photographing animals as a passion project.

Roger Gingerich ~ CEO

As CEO of the Canadian International Fashion Film Festival, Roger brings over 35 years of various roles in the fashion industry to the festival. Roger also sits on the Board of Directors for the Commonwealth Fashion Council (CFC). Based in London, England, the CFC is a fashion body of 54 nations promoting fashion education, youth …

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Roger Gingerich

As CEO of the Canadian International Fashion Film Festival, Roger brings over 35 years of various roles in the fashion industry to the festival. Roger also sits on the Board of Directors for the Commonwealth Fashion Council (CFC). Based in London, England, the CFC is a fashion body of 54 nations promoting fashion education, youth …

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Renzo DiCarlo

Renzo is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Member of the Board of Directors at BioPharma Services. Since 2011, Renzo has been integral in expanding BioPharma Services’ clinical footprint into the USA and fortifying their Bioanalytical Lab operations to meet the growing volume demand. Prior to joining BioPharma, Renzo held senior executive management posts in …

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Mike Goncalves

Mike Goncalves began his career over thirty years in the beauty industry opening his first salon Evora hair studio with two locations and then Stonerose hair studio. Originally from Toronto Mike has worked in L.A. and London  in the hair, fashion and sports Industry. Mike also has a skateboard company (DehDLY Heddly) with his son …

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Lauren Shirreffs

With an academic background in Fashion Marketing and Creative Writing, Lauren Shirreffs started her career freelance writing for various publications, and hosting a popular column with an impressive monthly readership. In 2013, Lauren Shirreffs launched 2Social, Toronto’s celebrated creative agency, focusing specialty services in social media, digital marketing, and brand development. In a short time, 2Social …

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Deirdre Kelly

Deirdre Kelly is an award-winning arts and fashion critic, features writer, investigative reporter and editor based in Toronto. Her work has appeared in a variety of national and international publications including Elle (USA), Marie Claire (UK), Vogue (Australia) and Canada’s Globe and Mail where for decades she was a prominent staff writer. The author of …

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Carmen Martinez

Carmen is a passionate, innovative, and solutions-driven leader in the entertainment, toy, and fashion industries. She has actively expanded her global expertise in marketing, licensing, and sales in leading roles at various multinational companies, including the Bata Shoe Organization, L’Oréal, Mattel, Viacom, and Bandai America. Carmen actively participates as a mentor in the Fashion Community, …

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Alysha Newman

Olympian Alysha Newman sees no limits to how high she can truly go. On or off the track, Alysha lives to raise the bar wherever she goes! The Canadian pole vault record holder has won medals at both the Commonwealth and Pan Am Games and is eyeing a podium performance at the 2022 Summer Olympic …

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Alex Jordan

Alex’s career in film and television has spanned over twenty years and a myriad of diverse projects. As a member of the Director’s Guild of Canada (DGC), Alex’s most notable work has been as a Production Manager on the action series Nikita, Transporter and Rogue. More recently he has served as Producer of the CSA …

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Summer-Leigh Nowak

A graduate of the Humber Fashion Arts and Business program, Summer has a huge passion for fashion.  With experience in the music, film, fashion and advertising industry she loves everything having to do with creativity and the arts.  Fashion film is an amalgamation of all of that and even more. 

Raquel Solomon

Raquel Solomon began her interest in creative art at a young age, especially drawn to film, music, and writing, influenced by her upbringing in Toronto and Brampton. She has developed her love and skill for production well before graduating with her diploma in Broadcast television/ videography program at Humber College.

Nimrat Badhan

Nim is a Fashion Arts & Business graduate from Humber College. She loves using social media to connect with others around the world and admires art, fashion, and film. Her hobbies include painting, singing, acting, and fashion design. Nim’s career goal is to work in the film industry as she admires the beauty of film …

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