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Noir Tribe is a New York storytelling studio that creates visual content for the fashion industries, with a special interest in sustainability and social responsibility, founded by Amber Moelter and Luis Barreto Carrillo. Their work has been featured on Vogue Italia, Vogue México, ELLE México, NYLON Español, Harper’s Bazaar Bulgaria, Harper’s Bazaar Brasil, and Glamour. Clients include The Museum at FIT, The Women’s March on Washington, Inexmoda, Polite, Ricardo Seco, and Autumn Adeigbo. Awards include Best Documentary for Peyote Dreams at the International Fashion Film Awards and Best Cinematography for ETHETICS at the Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival.  See additional festivals, nominations, and awards below.

Their fashion documentary series ETHETICS (ethics+aesthetics) premiered at the BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival and premiered online at Vogue Italia. It won Best Designer/Brand at Fashion Film Festival Milano (also nominated for Best Documentary), Best Documentary at Panama Fashion Film Festival, Best Styling at Mexico Fashion Film Festival, and Best Cinematography at Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South Africa Fashion Film Festival, where it was also nominated for Best Fashion and Best Documentary. It is an official selection at fashion film festivals in New York, Copenhagen, Istanbul, Canada, Miami, the Netherlands, Portugal (where it was nominated for Best Director), London (where it was nominated for Best Documentary) and Berlin (where it was shortlisted for Best US/Canada film). It was also nominated for Best Fashion Short of the Year at the Academy Award-Qualifying Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia in Tokyo. ETHETICS in an ethical fashion film series in partnership with the ITC’s Ethical Fashion Initiative – a flagship program of the World Trade Organization and the United Nations.

They produced Dressed For Protest: The Women’s March and Beyond, a short documentary in association with The Women’s March on Washington – NYC Chapter and Glamour Magazine. It premiered at Fashion Film Festival Milan in the #FFFMILANOFORWOMEN special screening and is also an official selection at FASHIONCLASH Fashion Film Festival in the Netherlands and at Miami Fashion Film Festival. Most recently, Noir Tribe premiered the fashion film POLITE presents I Am An Individual  at the opening night of the Inexmoda BCapital fashion event in Bogotá, Colombia. Amber & Luis live in Beacon, NY with their rescue mutt Lula and two scaredy cats, Mister and Little.

FESTIVALS / EXHIBITIONS

NOMINATIONS / AWARDS

Academy Awards-Qualifying Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia – Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 1: AKJP  –  ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS  –  Peyote Dreams
BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival – Official Selection
The Full Moon in Gemini
Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival
– Best Cinematography winner  –  Best Documentary, Best Fashion nominations

ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
– Best Documentary nomination
ETHETICS Episode 1: AKJP
Fashion Film Festival Milano
– Best Designer/Brand winner, Best Documentary nomination
ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
– Official Selection

Dressed for Protest: The Women’s March and Beyond
Mexico Fashion Film Festival – Best Styling winner
ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
Berlin Fashion Film Festival – Best US/Canada Film, shortlisted
ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
London Fashion Film Festival – Best Documentary nomination
ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
Porto Fashion Film Festival – Best Director nomination
ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS

New York Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
FASHIONCLASH Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 1: AKJP  –  ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
Dressed For Protest: The Women’s March and Beyond  –  The Full Moon in Gemini

Miami Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 1: AKJP  –  ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
Dressed For Protest: The Women’s March and Beyond  –  The Full Moon in Gemini

Copenhagen Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 1: AKJP  –  ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
Canada International Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 1: AKJP  –
  ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
Panama Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 1: AKJP  –
  ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
Istanbul Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
The Full Moon in Gemini

BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival – Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 1: AKJP  –  ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival
– Best Cinematography nomination In The Deep
– Official Selection Peyote Dreams
Miami Fashion Film Festival
– Best Cinematography nomination In The Deep
– Best Documentary nomination The Polite Woman  series
Berlin Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
The Polite Woman: Solange Franklin
Canadian International Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
In The Deep  –  The Polite Woman  series
Fashion Film Festival Chicago – Official Selection
In The Deep  –  The Polite Woman  series
Medellin Fashion Film Festival
– Official Selection The Polite Woman  series
– Colombian Selection at Berlin Fashion Film Festival In The Deep
Mexico Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
Peyote Dreams

International Fashion Film Awards – Best Documentary  | Best Cinematography, Best Music, Best Costume Design nominations
Peyote Dreams
Miami Fashion Film Festival – Best Documentary  | Best Director, Best Fashion, Best Music nominations
Peyote Dreams
London Fashion Film Festival – Best Documentary nomination
Peyote Dreams
Australian International Fashion Film Festival – Best Documentary nomination
Peyote Dreams
Istanbul Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
Peyote Dreams
Lahore Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
Peyote Dreams
La Jolla Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
Peyote Dreams
The Museum at FIT, NY – Global Fashion Capitals exhibition
Peyote Dreams
Museum of Image and Sound (MIS), São Paulo – exhibition
Peyote Dreams

Miami Fashion Film Awards – Best Creative Concept, Best Art Direction
Immortal Game
Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival
– Best Make-Up Immortal Game
International Fashion Film Awards
– Best Creative Concept, Best Fashion, Best Art Direction Nominations
Immortal Game
La Jolla Fashion Film Festival – Official Selection
Immortal Game