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Joe Alves

Highest Rated: 94% Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977)

Lowest Rated: 0% Shadow Conspiracy (1997)

Birthday: May 21, 1936

Birthplace: San Leandro, California, USA

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).

Filmography

Movies

Credit
0% 18% Shadow Conspiracy Production Design $2.3M 1997
11% 35% Fire Down Below Production Design $16.1M 1997
18% 25% Freejack Production Design $15.8M 1992
12% 17% Jaws III Director - 1983
86% 77% Escape From New York Production Design - 1981
94% 85% Close Encounters of the Third Kind Production Designer $3.1M 1977
56% 45% Winning Art Director - 1969

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