Hey there! I'm Shane Valentino

Location: New York, NY
Experience: 20 years
Title/Headline: Production Designer
Known for: Beginners, The Normal Heart, Straight Outta Compton, Nocturnal Animals, The Kitchen, Trial of the Chicago 7
Minimum time: 5 minutes

About Me

Valentino, a graduate of Occidental College and San Francisco Art Institute’s MFA film program, began his career as an art director for feature films, including Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins, Alejandro Agresti’s The Lake House and Sophia Coppola’s Somewhere. Valentino served as production designer on Mike Mill’s Beginners and on Ryan Murphy’s HBO Emmy winning film The Normal Heart. Valentino designed Tom Ford’s Nocturnal Animals for which he received a BAFTA nomination for Best Production Design. He was also the production designer on F. Gary Gray’s Straight Outta Compton, Andrea Berloff’s The Kitchen and Aaron Sorkin’s The Trial of the Chicago 7. His commercial work includes production design for Chanel, Apple, Rolex, Audi, Armani and BMW.

This expert donates all Sidetime proceeds to Ghetto Film School.
  • art department
  • production design
  • art direction
  • set design

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