Yuri Alves is a Newark-raised filmmaker who has written and directed short films, narrative primetime television and commercial projects in the U.S. and Europe.
His short films include “Broken Clouds” and “Exit Road”, both earning acclaim and recognition in various festivals, trades, and professional circles.
From 2012 through 2014, Alves was the Head of Production at Fox Digital Studios in Los Angeles.
Currently, Alves’s 10-episode “Filha da Lei” narrative drama series is premiering in primetime on RTP television in Portugal.
Alves’s latest short film “Echoes of Fado” premiered at the legendary Lincoln Center in New York City to a sold out audience.
Yuri is currently developing more feature length productions but spending his days carving out a niche in the commercial world, where he’s already been able to display his cinematically rich talents for clients including Nike, SIREN, UES, and The City of Newark.