With just days to go until Naomi Campbell arrives in the country, Foxtel has announced Australian models Cheyenne Tozzi and Nicole Trunfio will join the worldwide fashion icon as supermodel coaches on the highly anticipated new modelling competition series THE FACE AUSTRALIA.
Cheyenne Tozzi was just 13 years old when she became one of the youngest models ever to grace the cover of prestigious Harper’s Bazaar. Since then, Cheyenne has become an international modelling sensation, gracing the covers of Mexican Vogue, German Cosmo and French Madam Figaro Magazine to name a few. She has shot campaigns for Marks and Spencer, Mambo Goddess Australia and Just Jeans, and has appeared on Australia’s Next Top Model, as well as a various daytime TV appearances.
Born in Perth, Nicole Trunfio’s modelling career was launched when she won the Australian television series Search for a Supermodel.She now lives in New York and has worked with some of the industry’s leading photographers. Nicole has appeared on the covers of Australian Vogue and Elle, and shot campaigns for Isola by Megan Gale and Pleasure State. She has also walked the international runways for designers including Versace, Chanel, Dolce and Gabbana, Gucci and Christian Dior. Nicole was a mentor on the second season of the US series Make Me a Supermodel.
These three supermodel coaches will compete against one another to find THE FACE of Fresh Effects by Olay – a new, younger brand by the world’s number one skincare brand Olay. Earning a real contract as the brand ambassador, the winner will launch the brand to the Australian market and front a national advertising campaign.
The host of THE FACE AUSTRALIA will be acclaimed fashion photographer Georges Antoni. Georges is one of the world’s most in demand photographers, and has shot for every major fashion magazine in Australia. His natural talent and easygoing nature has won him numerous high-end clients including Virgin Airlines, Oroton, Westfield, Goldwell, Berlei and Sportsgirl.
Based on the successful global format, THE FACE AUSTRALIA will give viewers unprecedented access inside the world of the fashion industry as three teams of aspiring models, each led by a supermodel coach, are guided through real life assignments including photo shoots and commercials.
Throughout the series, the supermodel coaches mentor these young hopefuls using the lessons and skills they have learned to guide their teams through challenges that accurately depict what it takes to have a career as a model and be the face of a brand.
US Network Oxygen has just finished production on a second series of THE FACE which will premiere next year. The first season of THE FACE UK is currently screening on Sky Living.
Produced by Shine Australia for Foxtel, THE FACE AUSTRALIA starts production next week in Sydney and will air exclusively on FOX8 in early 2014.