[Film, 2014] – Written, Directed by Yuri Alves [currently in post production]
Dane thought he left his demons in jail, but his first days on the street test his pledge to stay clean. Cast: Dane Sansevero, Beth Natoli, Demetrios Frangias, Nick Mirabella, Rafa Katrano, Fred Kouefati, Julia De Pinto, and Joe Carollo. Produced by Joe Carollo and Igor Alves. DreamPlay Productions.
[Experimental Music Film, 2014] – Directed by Yuri Alves.
An uncompromising and titillating journey into the “Inferno”, a visceral netherworld on the edge of chaos and delirium, featuring Brick City Riot (DJ Mavric and Carlos Ferreira). Music by We Are Rockstars, “Does It Offend You, Yeah? – Brick City Riot Remix”. Additional Music by Rui Abrunheiro. Poem by W. B. Yeats, “The Second Coming” – Narrated by Tom O’Bedlam. DreamPlay Media 2014.
[PSA Film, 2014]
Directed by Yuri Alves In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Nobel Peace Prize, students in Newark, NJ echo words from MLK’s “Drum Major Instinct” speech, inspired by his timeless message of love and service as a means to greatness. DreamPlay Productions.
[Promo Tourism Film, 2014]
Directed by Yuri Alves Two out-of-town lovers experience the ultimate date in the Ironbound – a charismatic, fun and culturally rich neighborhood in Newark, NJ. Just 15 minutes from Manhattan, you are invited to discover your own love story. Promotional tourism film for the Ironbound District in Newark, NJ.
[Primetime TV Mini-Series, 2011]
Directed by Yuri Alves Tempo Final is a primetime suspense/drama mini-series that features stand-alone episodes every week. [Season 1 – Episode 3] “Mano a Mano” is a twisted tale about infidelity which ultimately leads to an intense and brutal revenge. Cast: São José Correia, Adriano Carvalho, Susana Arrais, Joaquim Horta. Produced by Leonel Vieira. Stopline Films. [Subtitles in English] A new 6 part mini-series filled with nail bitting suspense and unbelievable twists. Each stand-alone episode puts characters facing life changing decisions. Honoring the tradition of pulp novels, every episode is united by there themes of betryal, greed, and revenge. Featuring an international cast and working from it’s original Argentinian format titled “Tiempo Final” [Stopline Films 2011]
Go behind the scenes with Director Yuri Alves and Cast – Diogo Morgado, Rui Unas, Patrícia André, Patricia Bull and Joaquim Nicolau in “Tempo Final” a primetime suspense/drama mini-series. Episode “A Armadilha” the season finale. Stopline Films 2011.
[Short Film, 2011] – Written, Directed by Yuri Alves.
In a not so distant future, plants refuse to grow, and life as we know it ceases to exist. A forsaken survivor (Vinicius Vieira) miraculously resists death, roaming past the decaying corpses and vestiges of our bygone world. Sustained by the memory of his lost lover (Candace Janee) he embarks on a mission to plant three seeds – which he is convinced have the power to restart life on this planet. His journey is further challenged by a tense encounter with another lonely survivor (Klemen Novak), who will test his resolve and his sanity, each increasingly fragile amid the backdrop of human extinction.
[Experimental Short, 2010]
Directed by Yuri Alves Discover the city of Newark, located in New Jersey from a whole new perspective. Yuri Alves presents his neighborhood as a living, breathing character. Original Music by Rui Abrunheiro.
[Fashion Film, 2011]
Directed by Yuri Alves An exclusive look at musician / pop icon Sky Ferreira and legendary photographer Mick Rock on Contentmode’s Issue #5 photo shoot.
[Music Promo Film, 2011]
Alves presents this short teaser clip with haunting black and white photography featuring the track “Nostalgia for the Absolute” by At a Distance. Painting the Rust EP now available for download on iTunes. Footage from the up coming documenatary “Paint the Rust”.