Client: POLITE & INEXMODA
Date: October 18, 2017
I Am An Individual celebrates unique human identities through five personal stories of love, appearance, friendship, empowerment, and dreams. Each chapter is a true story, told to us by the models themselves, inspired by their own life experiences releasing from life’s labels, stigmas, and conventions. We were invited to shoot this fashion film for the opening night of the third inaugural BCapital for Polite. Directed by Luis Barreto Carrillo & Amber Moelter. Artistic Director - Carlos Polite. Director of Photography - Santiago Quiceno. Post-production by Noir Tribe. Original Music by Drum & Lace. Executive Producer - Leonor Hoyos Toro. Producers: Alejandra Quintero & Stephanie Kisner. Makeup Department Head - Joha Dia.
The film won Best Fashion Film at the CinéFashion Film Awards, Best Narrative - Silver at Fashion Film Festival Chicago, Best Fashion Concept at Seattle Fashion Film Festival, and Best Styling at both Fashion Films República Dominicana and Miami Fashion Film Festival, where it was nominated for five other awards. It also received the following nominations: Best Fashion Film (Canada Fashion Film Festival), Best Documentary (Bokeh South African International Fashion Film Festival), Best Narrative (Seattle Fashion Film Festival), Best Story (London Fashion Film Festival), and Best Cinematography (Porto Fashion Film Festival). Official Selections include: the BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival and fashion film festivals in Milano, Los Angeles, Copenhagen, Sarajevo, Athens, and Berlin.