NARRATIVE FICTION PROJECTS

SHORT FILM | DIRECTED BY YURI ALVES

Trailer to the award-winning short film "Grind" directed by Yuri Alves. This format-bending profile of Robert Wilmote reveals the story of a Liberian refugee forced to flee the most drastic and terrible circumstances imaginable. Having narrowly escaped the ravages of war in Africa, Robert’s struggles continue in the U.S. when he succumbs to the gangster lifestyle, only to become a convicted felon. At his absolute bottom, Robert knew he was meant for greater good. Through dramatic reenactments, featuring Robert himself, we discover how Robert's passion for fitness and helping others empowered him to transcend a life of violence and become a living legend.

EXIT ROAD | TRAILER

WATCH FILM

OFFICIAL SELECTION @ THE RAINDANCE FILM FESTIVAL 2015 - Trailer to the international critically acclaimed short film EXIT ROAD written and directed by Yuri Alves. Dane thought he left his demons and his drug addiction behind him, but his first day out of prison challenges both his promise to go clean and his very survival. Having exhausted the sympathy of others in neighborhood, Dane’s desperation leads him to test his fate… and grapple with whether his journey leads him to salvation or back into the jaws of addiction.

PRIMETIME TV | DIRECTED BY YURI ALVES

Trailer to the European Primetime Crime-Drama Limited Series "Filha de Lei" Directed by Yuri Alves. An aging female police investigator races to find the killer behind a string of murders in Lisbon, Portugal. The closer she gets the further she becomes from her dysfunctional family. Haunted by the victims and her failed marriage she descends further into a dangerous obsession.

TV | TEMPO FINAL [BEHIND THE SCENES]

Go behind the scenes of the primetime mini-series "Tempo Final" 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.

TV | TEMPO FINAL [BEHIND THE SCENES]

Go behind the scenes with Director Yuri Alves and Cast - Susana Arrais, São José Correia, Adriano Carvalho, Joaquim Horta in "Tempo Final" a primetime suspense/drama mini-series. [Season 1 - Episode 3] "Mano a Mano" is a twisted tale about infidelity which ultimately leads to an intense and brutal revenge.

PRIMETIME TV | 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. Directed by Yuri Alves. [in Portuguese with English Subtitles]

NARRATIVE SHORT | WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY YURI ALVES

Dane thought he left his demons and his drug addiction behind him, but his first day out of prison challenges both his promise to go clean and his very survival. Having exhausted the sympathy of others in neighborhood, Dane’s desperation leads him to test his fate… and grapple with whether his journey leads him to salvation or back into the jaws of addiction. Filmmaker Yuri Alves presents a gripping, tense study of a flawed man teetering on the edge of redemption and self-destruction.

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS: Raindance Film Festival 2015 Montclair Film Festival 2015 European Independent Film Festival 2015 Hoboken International Film Festival 2015 NY Portuguese Short Film Festival 2015 Reel Recovery Film Festival 2016 Shortcutz Viseu 2015

Cast: Dane Sansevero, Gary Dries, Beth Natoli, Demetrios Frangias, Nicholas Mirabella, Julia De Pinto. Produced by Yuri Alves, Igor Alves, Joe Carollo Associate Producers: Dan Dowding, Virgil Dorjo Cinematography: Yuri Alves Editor: Dan Dowding Assistant Director: Paul Cerqueira Original Music: Rui Abrunheiro Sound Design: Keith Nolan.

NARRATIVE SHORT | WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY YURI ALVES

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.