DIRECTORS REEL 2015
DIRECTORS REEL 2015

DIRECTORS REEL 2015

A montage of music videos that I directed for various artists.

DIRECTORS REEL 2015
DESIGN & MOTION REEL 2015
DESIGN & MOTION REEL 2015

DESIGN & MOTION REEL 2015

This is a collection of design, animation and motion work from the past few years for various clients.

The tune is an edit of "Burnin' up" by Picnityme


DESIGN & MOTION REEL 2015
THE GUARDIAN LABS - 'UNCOVERING CLEVER'
THE GUARDIAN LABS - 'UNCOVERING CLEVER'

THE GUARDIAN LABS - 'UNCOVERING CLEVER'

The Guardian Lab approached us to create a series of 3 animated videos exploring how some of our most common items in this day and age were invented. We directed the clips and animated the illustrations.

Animation, Direction & production by Nelson Alves

Illustrations by Andrea Innocent.

THE GUARDIAN LABS - 'UNCOVERING CLEVER'
HOYTS - POPCORN STOP MOTION WALLPAPER
HOYTS - POPCORN STOP MOTION WALLPAPER

HOYTS - POPCORN STOP MOTION WALLPAPER

The branding agency DesignSuite commissioned us to direct and create the animated element for the Hoyts Cinema Popcorn wallpaper. The animation was screened across a cylindrical screen on the Popcorn island.

HOYTS - POPCORN STOP MOTION WALLPAPER
THE GUARDIAN LABS - PIONEERS OF POWER
THE GUARDIAN LABS - PIONEERS OF POWER

THE GUARDIAN LABS - PIONEERS OF POWER

The Guardian Lab approached us to create a series of 6 animated videos exploring some of the most inventive ways energy is being collected and used by humans. Ellen Porteus created the beautiful illustrations and we brought the illustrations to life and produced the clips.

Animation, Direction & production by Nelson Alves.

Illustrations by Ellen Porteus,

THE GUARDIAN LABS - PIONEERS OF POWER
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY - ENROLMENT PROMO
UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY - ENROLMENT PROMO

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY - ENROLMENT PROMO

Collider got me on board to create this animated promo for the Ad agency "The Monkeys"

Production Company: Collider

Ad agency: The Monkeys

Design, Art Direction & Animation: Nelson Alves

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY - ENROLMENT PROMO
THE CUSP - DRIVE WITHIN YOU
THE CUSP - DRIVE WITHIN YOU

THE CUSP - DRIVE WITHIN YOU

The Junkee team asked me to direct a few of their sponsored content pieces for Toyota with some very inspiring and talented go getters. The clips were all hosted by the fabulous Jess Scully. Shot by Kieran Fowler and Zane Kamat.

THE CUSP - DRIVE WITHIN YOU
ART OF SLEEPING - VOODOO
ART OF SLEEPING - VOODOO

ART OF SLEEPING - VOODOO

Music video for 'Voodoo' by Art of Sleeping taken from the band's debut album 'Shake Shiver' out 17th July 2015.
// Get 'Voodoo' on iTunes - po.st/VoodooiTunes


Director - Nelson Alves
DOP - Kieran Fowler 
Producer - Chloe Lawrence-Hartcher
Colourist - Matt Fezz
1st AC - Adam Lynch
2nd AC - Charles Mori
1st AD - Claire Madiot
Gaffer - Mat Wilson
Best Boy - Nathan Grant
Steadicam - James Todd
Grip - Damien Heckendorf
Hair&Makeup - Sarah Iversen
Art Assistant - Chloe de Brito
Actress - Serena Coady

ART OF SLEEPING - VOODOO
ANDY BULL - BABY I AM NOBODY NOW
ANDY BULL - BABY I AM NOBODY NOW

ANDY BULL - BABY I AM NOBODY NOW

Music video for the amazing track "Baby I am nobody now" by Andy Bull.

Director: Nelson Alves 
Producer: Claire Collins
DOP: Kieran Fowler
2ndProducer: Sally Mulligan  
Camera Assist: Zane Kamut 
Gaffer: Mat Wilson   
Steadicam: Jono Tyler   
Assistant Director: Claire Madiot
Production Assistants: Melody Forghani, Fearghal Shannon, Amy Goodman, Rachel Tinney 
Hair/Makeup: Chereine Waddell

ANDY BULL - BABY I AM NOBODY NOW
JUNKEE - THE UNSTOPPABLES
JUNKEE - THE UNSTOPPABLES

JUNKEE - THE UNSTOPPABLES

Junkee asked me to create three mini docos about inspiring young entrepreneurs who are living proof of how to lead an unstoppable life. These clips were part of an ongoing series on their site.

Client: Junkee
Direction, Edit, Gfx: Nelson Alves

Clip 1-  Secret Foodies:
DOP: Kieran Fowler - AC: Charles Mori

Clip 2 - Lauren Bath (first professional instagrammer in Australia):
DOP: Brett Brown

Clip 3-  Thank You:
DOP: Giovanni Lorusso - AC: Thomas F Doyle - Sound: Ben Bomitali
JUNKEE - THE UNSTOPPABLES
FOX CLASSICS - CHRISTMAS IDENT
FOX CLASSICS - CHRISTMAS IDENT

FOX CLASSICS - CHRISTMAS IDENT

The great people at DMCI Initiative asked me to create three different christmas idents for their client Fox Classics.

Client: DMCI
3D, Design & Direction: Nelson Alves
Producer: Amy Nguyen
Sound Design: ismstudios.com.au

FOX CLASSICS - CHRISTMAS IDENT
SALLY SELTMANN - BILLY
SALLY SELTMANN - BILLY

SALLY SELTMANN - BILLY

The new music video for the fantastic Sallly Seltmann.

Directed by Nelson Alves  -  DOP: Tim Tregoning
1st AD: Claire Madiot  -  1st AC: Sam de Teglia
2nd AC: Justin Lawson  -  Grip: David Griffiths
Gaffer: Shannon Lee Ashwood   -  Hair/Make Up: Kimberly Forbes
Hair/Make Up Assist: Marion Lemarchand  -  Wardrobe: Sally Seltmann
Art Direction: Nelson Alves  -  Post production: According to Nelson
SALLY SELTMANN - BILLY
ANDY BULL - KEEP ON RUNNING
ANDY BULL - KEEP ON RUNNING

ANDY BULL - KEEP ON RUNNING

Music Video for the fantastic track "Keep on Running" by Andy Bull. You can buy the song on Itunes

Directed & edited by Nelson Alves
Produced by Sally Mulligan
DOP: Kieran Fowler
1st AD: Claire Madiot        1st AC: Richard Dobson
Cam Assistant: Jordan-­Rhys Jenkins, Nick Forster, Chris Elder
Gaffer: Finbarr Collins       Art Director: Pete, Davies,
Wardrobe: Donna Burgess, Hair/Make Up: Emma Bartik & Lilah Deguitre,
Colourist: Julien Chichignud    Special Thanks to Robin Osman at CBRE

ANDY BULL - KEEP ON RUNNING
BLOOD & THUNDER - OPENING TITLES
BLOOD & THUNDER - OPENING TITLES

BLOOD & THUNDER - OPENING TITLES

Title design and graphic package for the fabulous ABC Documentary Blood + Thunder: The Sound of Alberts.

Design & Animation: Nelson Alves

Client: Bombora Film and Music Co.

BLOOD & THUNDER - OPENING TITLES
TIP TOEY JOEY SS16 - PROMO
TIP TOEY JOEY SS16 - PROMO

TIP TOEY JOEY SS16 - PROMO

This is a small behind the scenes clip we created for the Tip Toey Joey SS16 shoot.

Direction & Edit: Nelson Alves
DOP: Kieran Fowler
Client: The Design Store

TIP TOEY JOEY SS16 - PROMO
ANDY BULL - TALK TOO MUCH
ANDY BULL - TALK TOO MUCH

ANDY BULL - TALK TOO MUCH

Music Video for Sydney musician Andy Bull, featuring performances by Megan Washington and John Mangos.


Director: Nelson Alves
DOP: James Brown - Producer: Estee Chang
1st AC: Oliver Braslin - 2nd AC: Francesco Chiari 
Gaffer: Alan Fraser  - Best Boy: Richard Hawkins 
Grip: James Hopwood - Art Department: Rachele Wiggins 
Wardrobe: Georgia Jackson - Make Up: Simone Cozens
Standby Props: Alex Collins  - Production Asst: Sky Dominic 
Unit Manager: Paul Zagoridis
ANDY BULL - TALK TOO MUCH
EAST - OLD AGE
EAST - OLD AGE

EAST - OLD AGE

The first music video for the amazing East of her Old Age EP. Shot on 16mm film.

Director, Edit & Post: Nelson Alves
DOP: Kieran Fowler
1st Camera Assist: Francesco Chiari
2nd Camera Assist: Dan Boules
Gaffer: Mat Wilson
Stylist: Dave Bonney
Stylist Assist: Gemma Harben
Makeup: Amy Nguyen
EAST - OLD AGE
CHANNEL ELEVEN - IDENTS
CHANNEL ELEVEN - IDENTS

CHANNEL ELEVEN - IDENTS

Channel Eleven asked me to direct and animate a few of their 5 second playoffs.
The brief was simple: Do what you like using the Eleven logo elements.

Design & Animation: Nelson Alves
Audio: Nelson Alves
Ufo storyboard: Sze Lok

CHANNEL ELEVEN - IDENTS
THE PAPERS SCISSORS - HELD DOWN THREW UP
THE PAPERS SCISSORS - HELD DOWN THREW UP

THE PAPERS SCISSORS - HELD DOWN THREW UP

Official Music Video for the fantastic Sydney band The Paper Scissors.

Download their Free Ep here:
http://www.thepaperscissors.com/free-ep/

Director: Nelson Alves
DOP: Richard Dobson
AD's: David Stephen, Duncan Maclaren, Marty Whittsitt, Claire Collins, Katja Hartung
Cast: Kare Martens, Duncan Maclaren, Thorsten Kulp, Marty Whittsitt, Jai Pyne
Edit & Post: Nelson Alves

THE PAPERS SCISSORS - HELD DOWN THREW UP
ALPEN - START NOW
ALPEN - START NOW

ALPEN - START NOW

The label Feral Media gave me an open brief to direct this Clip for the Sydney Indie band Alpen that was shot on a digital still camera that was attached above my head.
The clip was selected for RESFEST 10 and was published on Motion +61 DVD Vol.2.

Client: Feral Media Label
Direction: Nelson Alves
Post Production:  Nelson Alves
Assistant directors:  Claire Madiot, Julie De Paoli

ALPEN - START NOW
SBS - CHANNEL IDENT
SBS - CHANNEL IDENT

SBS - CHANNEL IDENT

Mighty Nice asked me to direct one of their channel idents for SBS.

Every designer was given a sound bite and an open brief.
I wanted to capture the nostalgia of the Mr. Whippy sound with some hand made stop motion.

Client: SBS
Agency: Mighty Nice
Director: Nelson Alves
Design: Softly Dunstan
Producer: Fi Patterson
Creative Director: Darren Price

SBS - CHANNEL IDENT
ONE HD - OPENING TITLES
ONE HD - OPENING TITLES

ONE HD - OPENING TITLES

Australia's sports channel ONE asked me to design four different opening titles that would introduce their feature length segments: Movies, Documentaries, Adventure and Action.

Client: Network Ten / ONE
Direction, DOP, Design: Nelson Alves
Compositing: Luke Simshauser, Nelson Alves

ONE HD - OPENING TITLES