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A graduate of Occidental College, Shane Valentino began his career in New York City. He first worked as an art director for the Oxygen Network, creating the look and feel for such programs as The Isaac Mizrahi Show, Candice [Bergen] Checks It Out,and the daily news show Pure Oxygen.
Turning his attention to moviemaking, he began collaborating with some of New York City’s premier independent production companies, including InDigEnt, Moxie Pictures, and Coco de Flan Films. In Los Angeles, he worked as an art director on Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins and Alejandro Agresti’s The Lake House.
Relocated to the West Coast, Mr. Valentino began work as a production designer on such films as Talmage Cooley’s Taking Chances (a.k.a. Patriotville), starring Justin Long and Emmanuelle Chriqui; and Brin Hill’s Ball Don’t Lie, starring Ludacris and Nick Cannon. As art director, his recent credits include episodes of such television series as Rizzoli & Isles; and such features as Sofia Coppola’s Somewhere, also for Focus Features, and Andrew Stanton’s upcoming sci-fi epic John Carter of Mars.
In addition designing for films, television shows, and commercials, he is actively involved with museum exhibit design. For the Metropolitan Museum of Art, he acted as Supervising Art Director for the Costume Institute exhibit Superheroes (2008) and prepared a subsequent exhibit, American Woman (2010).