Sean Valentini Cinematographer

Armed with a playful wit and exceptional aesthetic vision, Sean Valentini has contributed groundbreaking cinematography to short films and commercial spots. Mirroring his desire to travel to new, unseen places, Sean seeks to explore new visual territory with his work. While his pieces typically feel contemporary and fluid, he is heavily influenced by the light and composition of still photography. He is well-versed in both film and HD and his easy range of styles translate well to both feature films and television.

Sean’s extraordinary visuals make him one of the most sought after commercial DPs in North America.  Sean lensed the short film THE POOL DATE directed by Patrick Sisam, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. He has shot commercials for clients such as ACURA, COCA-COLA, KRAFT, MOLSON, TELUS and AT&T, among many others.  Much of his commercial work has been recognized by award shows including the Cannes Lions and the Bessies.

Sean also lensed the CBC documentary FULL FLEDGED VANITY featuring the Tragically Hip.

He loves to ski and break away to Italy whenever possible.