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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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 1997 Hercules (character designer)
 1995 Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child (TV Series) (supervising background designer - 12 episodes)
- Snow White (1995) ... (supervising background designer)
- Rumplestiltskin (1995) ... (supervising background designer)
- Jack and the Beanstalk (1995) ... (supervising background designer)
- Hansel and Gretel (1995) ... (supervising background designer)
- The Valiant Little Tailor (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 Sky Commanders (TV Series) (background designer - 1987)
 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)
 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 Smurfs (TV Series) (layout artist)
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Other Works:

(commercials) - directed numerous multi-award winning commercials, including ones for Simple Green ("Just Too Cool", "Un-Complicate Your Life"), CART-FedEX ("Race Me", "Adrenaline") and Department Of Transportation/Ford/CART ("Buckle-Up", "A Safer Car"). See more »

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Valerio Lawrence-Ventura

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2002 World-Fest Houston International Film Festival director "Buckle Up America"

2001 World-Fest Houston International Film Festival director "Race Me"

2001 Aurora Award writer/director "Adrenaline"

2001 Telly Award writer/director "Adrenaline"

2001 OMNI Award writer/director "Adrenaline"

2001 Telly Award producer/director "Buckle Up"

2001 Telly Award writer/director "Just Too Cool"

2001 Telly ... See more »

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