Exclusive TAP WITH ME behind the scenes video, featuring tap dancer extraordinaire and Newark native Maurice Chestnut directed by Yuri Alves. The short dance film co-stars dancer Ryan Douglas in a romantic story of love, daydreaming, dancing and a library. Cameo musical performances by Carlos Ferreira and Boris Ivanov.
Category - Behind the Scenes
After the Yuri Alves Film Showcase, it was time for the after party. And not just any party. Held at Jimenez Tobacco Lounge and hosted by the incomparable Peter Jimenez, the after party attracted about 200 happy people, including the featured director and DreamPlay Media Co-Founder, Yuri Alve,s as well as Robert Wilmote from GRIND and Tommy Cuba from ON THE CUSP.
On October 14, 2017, close to 500 people jammed the CityPlex12 Newark Cinemas for the Yuri Alves Newark Film Showcase, featuring the red carpet advance screenings of GRIND(feat. Robert Wilmote) and ON THE CUSP (feat. Tommy Cuba) - each award-winning short film was directed and filmed in Newark by Yuri Alves.
DreamPlay Media's Co-Founder and Managing Producer, Igor Alves, Co-Founder Yuri Alves and the DreamPlay Media team, unveiled a powerful vision for world-class, local storytelling with global appeal. The event featured a 20 minute sneak preview presentation from upcoming DREAMPLAY TV series and films.... on a 40 foot outdoor screen!