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Noir Tribe (aka Amber Moelter and Luis Barreto Carrillo) is a Los Angeles-based storytelling duo that creates fashion and lifestyle visual content, with a special interest in sustainability and social responsibility. 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, Sana Jardin, Polite, and Fashion Revolution USA. Awards include Best Fashion Film for I Am An Individual at the CinéFashion Film Awards and Best Documentary for Peyote Dreams at the International Fashion Film Awards.  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 Documentary at Panama Fashion Film Festival, Best Cinematography at both Miami Fashion Film Festival (also nominated for Best Creative Concept) and Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South Africa Fashion Film Festival (also nominated for Best Fashion and Best Documentary), Best Designer/Brand at Fashion Film Festival Milano (also nominated for Best Documentary), and Best Styling at Mexico Fashion Film Festival. It appeared in 16 fashion film festivals including 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  is 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 created the fashion film POLITE presents I Am An Individual  for the opening night of the Inexmoda BCapital fashion event in Bogotá, Colombia. The film won Best Fashion Film at the Cinémoi Fashion Film Awards, Best Fashion Concept at Seattle Fashion Film Festival, Best Narrative – Silver at Fashion Film Festival Chicago, and Best Styling at both Fashion Films República Dominicana and Miami Fashion Film Festival, where it was nominated for five other awards. Other nominations include Best Fashion Film (Canada International Fashion Film Festival), Best Story (London Fashion Film Festival), Best Fashion Concept and Best Narrative (Seattle Fashion Film Festival), Best Documentary (Bokeh South African Fashion Film Festival) and Best Cinematography (Porto Fashion Film Festival).  Amber & Luis live in Los Angeles with their rescue mutt Lula.

FESTIVALS / EXHIBITIONS

NOMINATIONS / AWARDS

Cinémoi Fashion Film Awards  –  Best Fashion Film
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Seattle Fashion Film Festival  –  Best Fashion Concept winner – Best Narrative nomination
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Fashion Film Festival Chicago  –  Best Narrative – Silver
POLITE presents I Am An Individual 
Fashion Film Festival Chicago  –  Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS  – The Full Moon in Gemini
Dressed For Protest: The Women’s March & Beyond 

Miami Fashion Film Festival  –  Best Fashion Styling winner – Creative Concept, Cinematography, Script, Fashion, Hair nominations
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Fashion Films RD  –  Best Styling of International Film
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Canada Fashion Film Festival  –  Best Fashion Film nomination
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival  –  Best Documentary nomination
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
London Fashion Film Festival  –  Best Story nomination
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Porto Fashion Film Festival  –  Best Cinematography nomination
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival  –  Official Selection
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Fashion Film Festival Milano  –  Official Selection
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Los Angeles Fashion Film Festival  –  Official Selection
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Copenhagen Fashion Film Festival  –  Official Selection
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Berlin Fashion Film Festival  –  Official Selection (Online Showroom)
POLITE presents I Am An Individual
Sarajevo Fashion Film Festival  –  Official Selection
POLITE presents I Am An Individual  –  ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS

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
Panama Fashion Film Festival
– Best Documentary winner

ETHETICS Episode 2: MDINGI COUTTS
– Official Selection
ETHETICS Episode 1: AKJP

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
Miami Fashion Film Festival
– Best Cinematography winner  –  Best Creative Concept nomination

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

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

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
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