Igor AlvesArtist in Residence, Community Media Center

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IGOR M. ALVES Co-founder & CEO at DreamPlay Media Igor Alves is a multiple award-winning documentary and video producer, multimedia storyteller and proud dad to Rafael Filipe. Alves is the CEO / Managing Producer at DreamPlay Media, a creative media company, which he co-founded with his brother, filmmaker Yuri Alves. Company clients include Prudential, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield, Nike, Audible, NJIT, NJ Symphony Orchestra, City of Newark, AeroFarms, and more. The company’s DreamPlay Films division has produced seven award-winning short films, organized sold-out events, and is in development of feature films and series. In 2018, DreamPlay launched DreamPlay TV (beta), a Newark-inspired premium storytelling network. Alves is also the founder & CEO of Boldinary Group, a positive impact strategy and design consultancy. In prior roles, Alves served as the lead ethnic media specialist at the U.S. 2010 Census in NY/NJ, Director of Operations at 24horas – Portuguese Daily Newspaper, and taught classes in communications, social activism, and media. He holds twenty years of non-profit leadership experience, including with the American Red Cross and NJ SEEDS. Alves holds a master’s degree in Global Affairs from Rutgers University-Newark, where he also earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. Igor was born in Brazil and grew up in Newark, NJ – a city he continues to champion.

Contact Igor Alves Email: igor@dreamplaymedia.com Twitter: @igormalves Instagram: @igormalves Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/in/imalves Contact DreamPlay Media Web: dreamplaymedia.com @dreamplay.tv Email: igor@dreamplaymedia.com Twitter: @dreamplaymedia Instagram: @dreamplaymedia @dreamplaytv