Amber and Luis are the founders of New York storytelling studio Noir Tribe and together they create visual content 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, Queen of the Night, Ricardo Seco, and Polite.
Peyote Dreams, their first short documentary, won Best Documentary at the International Fashion Film Awards and Miami Fashion Film Festival. It was also nominated for Best Documentary at the London Fashion Film Awards and the Australian International Fashion Film Festival and was shown at The Museum at FIT Global Fashion Capitals Exhibition and the Museum of Image and Sound (MIS) in Sao Paulo.
ETHETICS (ethics+aesthetics) premiered at the BAFTA Qualifying Aesthetica Short Film Festival and premiered online at Vogue Italia. It won 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 shortlisted for Best US & Canada Film at the Berlin Fashion Film Festival and is an official selection at the selective New York Fashion Film Festival, Copenhagen Fashion Film Festival, Canada International Fashion Film Festival. It has been invited to the Academy Award Qualifying Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia in Tokyo.
Most recently 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.
Noir Tribe is passionate about promoting the work of ethical companies by telling cinematic stories that provoke the eco-conscious and eco-curious.
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.
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.