Alva Pictures Re-launches Website; Debuts Several New Cutting – Edge documentaries

New York, NY — ALVA PICTURES is pleased to announce the re-launch of its fully- featured website: The new site features a sneak peek at several of the production company’s upcoming films and also introduces BLACK MARIA STUDIOS®; a newly launched division of Alva Pictures.

“We have important stories to share about unsung heroes and triumphant eras in history from around the world,” says Pericles J. Lantz, Alva Pictures founder and CEO, “We draw upon the ingenious energy of Thomas Alva Edison for inspiration and always seek to find and depict stories with the greatest levels of authenticity and integrity.”

Alva Pictures is building upon the successes they enjoyed with their previous documentary releases — the celebrated Universal Babe (2012) and award-winning Lessons of Hayti (2014).

The new divisions are designed to enhance viewers’ experiences. Black Maria Studios®, pays homage to the world’s first film studio – The Black Maria, which was built by Edison. The Black Maria captured eclectic performances such as vaudeville shows and boxing matches. Like its namesake, Black Maria Studios® will feature originative and unconventional videos and films.

Alva Pictures will soon be releasing several documentaries and feature films that profile figures such as acclaimed photographers Flip Schulke, as well as, an intimate look at the urban dirt-bike culture, amongst others.

Alva Pictures also has several feature films in production.

ALVA PICTURES is a production company which seizes upon Thomas Alva Edison’s vision to tell dynamic stories through moving pictures. ALVA PICTURES employs the visionary talents and exceptional skills of a vanguard team to break ground in leading-edge documentaries and feature films.