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: Pioneers of Power
The Guardian: Pioneers of Power

The Guardian: 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: Pioneers of Power
Art of Sleeping, Voodoo - MUSIC VIDEO
Art of Sleeping, Voodoo - MUSIC VIDEO

Art of Sleeping, Voodoo - MUSIC VIDEO

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 - MUSIC VIDEO
Andy Bull, Baby I Am Nobody Now - MUSIC VIDEO
Andy Bull, Baby I Am Nobody Now - MUSIC VIDEO

Andy Bull, Baby I Am Nobody Now - MUSIC VIDEO

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 - MUSIC VIDEO
JUNKEE, The Unstoppables  - BRANDED CONTENT
JUNKEE, The Unstoppables  - BRANDED CONTENT

JUNKEE, The Unstoppables - BRANDED CONTENT

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 - BRANDED CONTENT
Sally Seltmann, Billy - MUSIC VIDEO
Sally Seltmann, Billy - MUSIC VIDEO

Sally Seltmann, Billy - MUSIC VIDEO

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 - MUSIC VIDEO
Andy Bull, Keep on Running - MUSIC VIDEO
Andy Bull, Keep on Running - MUSIC VIDEO

Andy Bull, Keep on Running - MUSIC VIDEO

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 - MUSIC VIDEO
Tip Toey Joey SS16 - BRANDED CONTENT
Tip Toey Joey SS16 - BRANDED CONTENT

Tip Toey Joey SS16 - BRANDED CONTENT

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 - BRANDED CONTENT
Andy Bull, Talk Too Much - MUSIC VIDEO
Andy Bull, Talk Too Much - MUSIC VIDEO

Andy Bull, Talk Too Much - MUSIC VIDEO

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 - MUSIC VIDEO
East, Old Age - MUSIC VIDEO
East, Old Age - MUSIC VIDEO

East, Old Age - MUSIC VIDEO

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 - MUSIC VIDEO
Blood + Thunder: The Sound of Alberts - MOTION GRAPHICS
Blood + Thunder: The Sound of Alberts - MOTION GRAPHICS

Blood + Thunder: The Sound of Alberts - MOTION GRAPHICS

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: The Sound of Alberts - MOTION GRAPHICS
CHANNEL ELEVEN - MOTION GRAPHICS
CHANNEL ELEVEN - MOTION GRAPHICS

CHANNEL ELEVEN - MOTION GRAPHICS

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 - MOTION GRAPHICS
The Paper Scissors, Held Down Threw Up - MUSIC VIDEO
The Paper Scissors, Held Down Threw Up - MUSIC VIDEO

The Paper Scissors, Held Down Threw Up - MUSIC VIDEO

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 Paper Scissors, Held Down Threw Up - MUSIC VIDEO
Alpen, Start Now - MUSIC VIDEO
Alpen, Start Now - MUSIC VIDEO

Alpen, Start Now - MUSIC VIDEO

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 - MUSIC VIDEO
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
FOX CLASSICS - MOTION GRAPHICS
FOX CLASSICS - MOTION GRAPHICS

FOX CLASSICS - MOTION GRAPHICS

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
Creative Director: Nathan Drabsch
Producer: Amy Nguyen
Sound Design: ismstudios.com.au

FOX CLASSICS - MOTION GRAPHICS
ONE HD - MOTION GRAPHICS
ONE HD - MOTION GRAPHICS

ONE HD - MOTION GRAPHICS

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 - MOTION GRAPHICS