Frida Giannini at Gucci's Fall 2013 runway show. Image courtesy of Imax.Tree.com.
By Sarah ThompsonFrida Giannini - Gucci's creative director - is the focus of James Franco's new documentary film. Franco, who produced the film, approached Giannini with the idea to give audiences a behind-the-scenes view of the fashion house's creative process. With Christina Voros as director, the film takes a closer look at Gucci's Italian headquarters, runway shows, models, and sartorial style. Most importantly, Franco examines Giannini's life as a creative director, who opens up after attempts to keep her personal life private and in the past. The documentary has been titled The Director and had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival yesterday. [ Telegraph] [ Vogue UK] READ MORE Macy's and Iconix Ready Pop-Up Madonna Fashion Exhibit [ WWD] Reese Witherspoon "deeply embarrassed" after arrest on disorderly conduct charge [ The Star] Get Parisian style: 5 outfits for a romantic rendezvous to Paris [ ELLECanada.com] Toronto travel guide: Our editor's pick the city's hot posts [ ELLECanada.com]