Chris Valentino is a director, storyteller and brand strategist.
Chris has an award-winning history in film, television and the web. His creative credits in the wellness space began with producing and directing INNERSTATE, the first of its kind, patient-awareness documentary for Centocor-Ortho Biotech (now Janssen). Recently, Chris directed the documentary José Baselga: Cancer’s Fiercest Opponent.
Campaigns include the Cannes Lion nominated Pfizer’s Story Half Told, Pfizer’s RealTalk and TalkingUC, Actelion’s PaH Stories, Janssen’s Get Your Full Course with Sunny Anderson (IBD awareness campaign), NewWay RA with Deborah Norville, Fit in Your Skin with Jackie Warner, Cycle4UC, and Novartis’ Melanoma Just Got Personal with Troy Aikman.
Chris’ broadcast credits include numerous image and marketing campaigns for clients like HGTV, DIY, ESPN, History, A&E, Time Warner, Ricoh, Textron and Xerox. Chris’ film credits include: the feature film Brooklyn Lobster, featuring Danny Aiello and Jane Curtin; the animated short film, Speed Racer Lives; and the independent horror film DISORDER.
Chris’s work has garnered recognition with awards from industry organizations such as JnJ’s Burke Awards, Promax/BDA, CTAM Mark Awards, New York Festivals, and Telly Awards among others. His film work has been recognized by numerous festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival, The Hamptons International Film Festival and The First Run Film Festival.