Amber and Luis are the founders of New York storytelling studio Noir Tribe and together they create fashion films and documentaries for brands and organizations with a special interest in sustainability, transparency, 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, Polite, Ricardo Seco, and Autumn Adeigbo.
ETHETICS (ethics+aesthetics) premiered at the BAFTA-Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival. Highlights include: Best Documentary (Panama Fashion Film Festival), Best Designer/Brand (FFF Milano – also nominated for Best Documentary), Best Styling (Mexico FFF), and Best Cinematography (Mercedes-Benz Bokeh South Africa FFF – where it was also nominated for Best Fashion and Best Documentary). Other nominations include Best Director (Portugal FFF), Best Documentary (London FFF), Best US/Canada Film (Berlin FFF), and Best Fashion Short of the Year at the Academy Award-Qualifying Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia in Tokyo.
Peyote Dreams, their first short documentary, won Best Documentary at the International Fashion Film Awards and Miami FFF. 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. It premiered at FFF Milan and also screened at FASHIONCLASH FFF and at Miami FFF. 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.
Sofia Hultquist is an Italian composer, raised in Florence, currently residing in Los Angeles, CA. She received an Undergraduate Degree in Film Scoring & Composition from Berklee College of Music, and subsequently a Masters Degree in Music Technology & Composition from New York University.
Sofia branched off in late 2013 to found her own project, Drum & Lace, composing music exclusively for fashion and film. Her fashion work has varied from indie fashion films to major designers Tanya Taylor, Diane von Furstenberg, À MOI, Lotuff and St John. Her film work has more recently included the co-score to Andrew Rossi’s upcoming full-length fashion documentary The First Monday In May which opened the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival and The Gospel According to Andre that premiered at 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.
With an insatiable creative vision, she melds her penchant for beauty and fashion with her life-long love of music, resulting in unique and innovative original music and sound design.
Courtney Ballardo was born in the San Francisco Bay Area. She began sound design work after graduating San Francisco State University in 2007. Her work has been featured in a growing list of short and feature length films and she continues to work on films that intrigue her. She also has developed a passion for composing music for film, ranging from pop music to orchestral score.
Let’s tell beautiful, effective stories that provoke the eco-conscious and eco-curious.
Let’s create fashion films that proves ethical fashion isn’t a cause to donate to,
but full of sexy, stylish brands worth investing in.