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BIOGRAPHY

DEIVIS H. VALDES

ABOUT

DEIVIS H. VALDES

Deivis H. Valdes (born as Deivis Hernandez Valdes) is a Swiss based entrepreneur, director, & producer with international activities and contributions in the film, fashion, art, mobility and digital market. Born in the Caribbean, Deivis moved to Austria Europe in 1995 where he completed his education as an IT communication engineer and finished the degree "Global Business" by Harvard Business School from the Harvard University.

 

His international career began in 2008 following his passion for the entertainment industry and recording art. Inspired by legendary recording artists and top producers, he developed the vision, and decided to act on his vision of producing and releasing music. ​In 2010, Deivis H. Valdes’s production project called "Dave Valdez"  made it to the Austrian Charts, Swiss Dance Charts and the German Dance charts, a major personal milestone for Deivis at this time. His third single - just one year after his first release - "Achy Breaky Heart" was a cover of the hit song Billy Ray Cyrus (US Songwriter and Actor father of Miley Cyrus), reached #26 on the Austrian Dance Charts in cooperation with Universal Music Austria.

In 2012, Deivis H. Valdes released the international single, Revolution and founded the Label Devamag (New York). 

Today, Deivis H Valdes has mandates as chairman of the board of directors of different companies including UNOFEX AG, Union of Excellence (Switzerland, USA, Monaco) as well as the sports car next-gen mobility firm Supercar Sharing AG which headquarters in Zurich. In 2020, Deivis initiated the digitally held UNOFEX International Film Awards and the UNOFEX Swiss Film Awards in 2021. With over 900 submitted movies in total, the UNOFEX Awards belongs to the most successful independent film awards in Europe.

Deivis is also active as member of the Foraus Association which advocates constructive foreign policy in Europe and Switzerland. He is a member of the Amnesty International which is active in fields of solidarity and human rights. His latest production "Back To You" focuses mainly on an oceanic theme that merges with the current pop culture.

 

FOUNDATION OF DEVAMAG 

In August 2012, Deivis founded the company Devamag, headquartered in the mecca of entertainment - New York City. 

 

Background:

At the beginning, Devamag was just founded as an independent label to release own works and to evaluate artistic rights. During the development of the company, new areas of expertise has been added. So Devamag started to be active in the field of fashion, tech, artist management, advertising and digital community with new divisions and own brands. Lead by Deivis Valdes and an international, passionate team of designers, developers, event managers and industry experts from Europe and the USA, Devamag achieved an international expansion within a few years.

Official Website: www.devamag.com

READ THE STORY BEHIND DEVAMAG - WORDS FROM THE FOUNDER

GLOBAL SUCCESS WITH

UNOFEX (UNION OF EXCELLENCE)

From a simple private network into an international acting community with prestigious members and events. 

Background: His personal and professional relationships with award winning artists, designers, entrepreneurs and filmmakers led to the creation of the private funded platform and community UNOFEX based in Zurich and New York City - Union of Excellence. 

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CREATED THE MOST EXCLUSIVE MEMBERSHIP BOX

Deivis H. Valdes has launched the world most exclusive membership box back in 2017 in the prestigious setting of the Hotel the Paris Monte Carlo during the Union of Excellence event. The box was produced in Italy in collaboration with Virtuoso LWB which are know for  branding luxury watch cases and high-end humidore. It generated international press and lot of attention through his excellent craftsmanship and traditional look.

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UNOFEX AS A LEADER IN THE FILM, FASHION, ENTERTAINMENT AND ART INDUSTRY

The project originally startet in 2016 as a private network and was officially established in 2017 as UnofEx LLC (Union of Excellence) and UNOFEX AG Switzerland.

 

Today the network forms a community of more then 2.500 accredited professionals and brands  from the Film & TV, fashion and art industry.

READ THE STORY BEHIND UNOFEX 

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JUDGING MEMBER AND INITIATOR OF THE FIRST DIGITAL FILM FESTIVAL

In April 2020  UNOFEX has initiated an innovative way to support the world’s filmmakers during the COVID-19 crisis. The coronavirus pandemic in 2020 has created disruptions all over the globe, and filmmakers and other artists have not been spared from its effects.

The UNOFEX International Film Awards 2020 is among the first online non-profit festivals to be held strictly in digital format. This means film submission, selection, nomination, and the award ceremony will all be completed online. Led by CEO Deivis H Valdes and a panel of 6 award winning jury member, they have partnered with the site FestHome which is a film submission platform and marketplace. 

 

The UNOFEX film festival had over 600 film submissions from 25 different countries in just 2 month. Following the legacy of the UNOFEX AWARDS, the Team expandet in 2021 to Zurich, Switzerland and initiated the UNOFEX Swiss film Awards.

News Sources:

The American Reporter: www.theamericanreporter.com/innovation-in-film

California Herald: www.californiaherald.com/innovation-in-film-unofex-will-host-a-digital-film-festival-led-by-ceo-deivis-h-valdes-and-a-team-of-6-judges/

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COLLABORATION WITH 

PRESTIGIOUS BRANDS

Deivis H. Valdes is involved in branding prestigious brands and companies based on his unique experiences establishing his own brands. Deivis H. Valdes works together with brands like the Monte Carlo SBM, Conde Nast, Jet4Business Aviation, Elmar Parfums, Cell Premium, Kuhn Sails international and many other brands.

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