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Valerio Ventura

Valerio Ventura was born and raised a few blocks away from Cinecitta' Studios in Rome, Italy. As a teenager, Ventura used to scale the walls of the legendary studios to get glimpses of the filmmaking process, and the locations of the Sergio Leone's films. He graduated from the Liceo Artistico di Roma, where he was classically trained in sculpting, ... See full bio »
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 2013-2014 Mickey Mouse (TV Series short) (background designer - 10 episodes)
- The Boiler Room (2014) ... (background designer)
- Captain Donald (2014) ... (background designer)
- Eau du Minnie (2014) ... (background designer)
- Fire Escape (2014) ... (background designer)
- Cable Car Chaos (2014) ... (background designer)
 1997 Hercules (character designer)
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (supervising background designer - 11 episodes)
- Snow White (1995) ... (supervising background designer)
- The Valiant Little Tailor (1995) ... (supervising background designer)
- Rapunzel (1995) ... (supervising background designer)
- Beauty and the Beast (1995) ... (supervising background designer)
- Little Red Riding Hood (1995) ... (supervising background designer)
 1994 The Pagemaster (clean-up layout artist)
 1993 Family Dog (TV Series) (layout artist - 1 episode)
- Show Dog (1993) ... (layout artist - as Valerio Lawrence-Ventura)
 1991 A Wish for Wings That Work (TV Short) (layout artist - as Valerio Lawrence-Ventura)
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (character designer - as Valerio Lawrence-Ventura)
 1990 Camp Candy (TV Series) (background designer - 6 episodes)
- Robin's Ark (1990) ... (background designer - as Valerio Lawrence-Ventura)
- Stand Up and Deliver/Ruthless Campers (1990) ... (background designer - as Valerio Lawrence-Ventura)
- Dear Mom and Dad (1990) ... (background designer - as Valerio Lawrence-Ventura)
- Candy Springs (1990) ... (background designer - as Valerio Lawrence-Ventura)
- Camp Cuisine/Take the Compass and Run (1990) ... (background designer - as Valerio Lawrence-Ventura)
 1987 'Tis the Season to Be Smurfy (TV Movie) (character designer)
 1987 Foofur (TV Series) (character designer - 13 episodes)
- Annabell Gets Framed/Scary Harry (1987) ... (character designer)
- Look Homeward, Foofur (1987) ... (character designer)
- Fencer Gets Soul/You Bet Your Life (1987) ... (character designer)
- Rocki's Big Fib/Bye, Bye, Birdie (1987) ... (character designer)
- Annabell Goes Punk/Puppy Love (1987) ... (character designer)
 1987 Sky Commanders (TV Series) (background designer - 1987)
 1986 Pound Puppies (TV Series) (character designer - 13 episodes)
- Ghost Hounders (1986) ... (character designer)
- Happy Howlidays (1986) ... (character designer)
- The Star Pup (1986) ... (character designer)
- Wagga-Wagga (1986) ... (character designer)
- Secret Agent Pup (1986) ... (character designer)
 1985 Galtar and the Golden Lance (TV Series) (layout artist - 1985)
 1985 Star Fairies (TV Movie) (layout artist)
 1984 Snorks (TV Series) (layout artist)
 1981 The Smurfs (TV Series) (layout artist)
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(documentaries) - directed Bridgestone/Firestone ("Get A Grip 2"), following the IndyCar Series, the Champ Car World Series and the AMA Supercross Championship. Featuring race car drivers; Tony Kanaan, Helio Castroneves, Al Unser Jr, Sam Hornish, Dario Franchitti, Sebastien Bourdais, Paul Tracy, Jimmy Vasser, Patrick Carpentier... See more »

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Valerio Lawrence-Ventura

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Won 2009 World-Fest Houston International Film Festival director "Winter" Short Film.

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