Alves has designed three feature for Steven Spielberg, including "Jaws" (1975) and "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" (1977), for which he earned an Oscar nomination. He created a memorably derelict Gotham City for John Carpenter's science-fiction adventure, "Escape from New York" (1981) and served as visual consultant on Carpenter's "Starman" (1984). Alves made an inauspicious directing debut with "Jaws 3-D" (1983).
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Worked as production designer of "Winning"
First collaboration with Steven Spielberg, "The Sugarland Express"
First collaboration with John Carpenter, "Escape From New York"
Feature directing debut, "Jaws 3-D"