JOE VALENTI BIOGRAPHY

President - Valenti Vision Films, Inc.

Valenti Vision Films has provided over 500 hours of original television programming since 2011 alone for stations including ABC, NBC, CW, Nuvo, ESPN, NJTV (PBS) and Comcast Sportsnet. With a talent for executing low budget projects with extremely high production values, Valenti's directing and shooting experience ranges from feature films, commercials, sports, television, documentaries, corporate videos and industrials. Valenti directed, shot and edited, “Echelon 8”, which was picked up and distributed by Screen Ventures Media for Television, DVD and VOD release. In October of 2013, "Echelon 8" was the ABC Late Night Movie of the Week as well as the CW Afternoon Movie of the Week. The film was also the first feature to ever air on NBC’s New York Nonstop channel in the summer of 2010. Valenti also is the director of the web smash hit “The Amazing Adventures of Little Batman” which has generated over a combined 3 million views . His latest feature film "The Meat Puppet" is a psychological-thriller which stars a slew of television, reality and sports stars.  The film has been picked up by Tomkat Films and is currently available at Best Buy, Target, Barnes & Nobles, Sears and Amazon.  In addition, Valenti and his production company are in a co-production with a kids educational series (edutainment) titled "Eco-Files" which invites children  to take adventures of "ecological proportions" and learn about and solve eco mysteries.  Valenti is also taking part in the songwriting process and creating music for the series.  "Tales of the Jersey Shore", a documentary series directed, shot and edited by Valenti for Tales of the Jersey Shore Productions, which airs on PBS owned NJTV, has begun a 12 episode run both regionally and nationally.    Valenti Vision Films also is equipped with "Vision 1"and "Vision 2", the HD Mobile Production Units which cover multi-camera live concerts and sporting events. "Vision 1" has done over 400 events resonating from locations such as Rutgers, Princeton, Hofstra and Metlife Stadiums. Valenti also directed the live broadcasts of the 2011 NCAA Lacrosse Championships for Comcast and Big 10 national networks. In the winter of 2011, Valenti Vision Films also produced and executed a late night talk show for NBC Nonstop titled "All Night with Joey Reynolds". The five-night-a-week talk show originated from the Nasdaq studios in Times Square and ran for three straight months playing host to many celebrity guests and musical acts. Valenti Vision Films also produced the second season of the boxing reality show called "Knockout" in 2015.

Joe Valenti,  born, raised and current resident of New Jersey, made known his love of filmmaking at the early age of thirteen with his first mock movie titled “Triple Threat”.  Following his high school years Valenti attended Monmouth University where he majored in television production and minored in popular music.  During his years at Monmouth, Joe also attended New York University as part of the School of Continuing Education focusing on film production.  After leaving NYU, Valenti decided to embark on his first feature film venture which was titled “Lying Beside You” and Valenti Vision Films was born.  This 16mm feature film was produced for the incredible low budget of $17,000.  The film consisted of a home-made dolly, innovative independent filmmaking skills, an original soundtrack and no crew.  After winning an honorable mention for best independent feature film at the Wilmington Film Festival, Valenti stated it was an honor to win such an award especially being that the winning film had a $1.2 million budget.  So much for the term: independent filmmaking.

 

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