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Pedro Álvarez Gales


Pedro Álvarez Gales realized his true calling for documentary film when he worked in post production for two presidential campaigns in his home country of Venezuela. He then studied with New York Film Academy’s Documentary Filmmaking department in the 1-Year Conservatory documentary program in 2013.

Álvarez Gales has since gone on to work with major industry production companies like Vice and Netflix. He worked on Netflix’s hit documentary FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, and recently worked as an editor for the Netflix documentary Tiger King.

Program Studied at NYFA: Documentary
Program Type: 1-Year Documentary
Year Attended/Graduated: 2014
Location: New York
Credits: Tiger King, Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, Weddiquette, Black Market: Dispatches, King of the Road


'FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened' Trailer


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