John John Valle

John John Valle

Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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John John Valle

John John Valle

Film DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
John John Valle was born in London in 1977 and lived in Brazil for several years. After obtaining a Master's degree in Social Anthropology at the University College of London, he moved to NYC were he studied documentary filmmaking at NYU. Throughout his professional life he has directed, filmed and edited a number of documentaries, TV shows, fashion films and AD campaigns. Just recently, he participated as second unit camera on the Oscar Nominee 2020 documentary The Edge of Democracy. His extensive portfolio has been broadcasted in main Brazilian and international TV channels. Clients include McLaren, Coca Cola, Lancôme, Nike, Yahoo, Adidas, Instagram, Starbucks and Google Android and media such as Brazil's prestigious Piauí magazine, among others. His breakthrough was his nomination for best documentary at Rio's International Film Festival in 2010 for his feature film 9714-98 Alternative Sentences towards Prison. In 2016 he directed A Lonely Man's Fight about Brazilian Olympic taekwondo athlete Diogo Silva, commissioned by ESPN Brazil, alongside the renown producer Zé Henrique Fonseca. For over a year now, living in London, he created content for Working Voices portal directing and editing motivational short films and documentaries.
Projects
  • Meet me at Starbucks
    Meet me at StarbucksFilmed in 28 countries. In one day. http://meetme.starbucks.com Client Comission Content http://comissioncontent.com Executive Produced by Harrison Winter of Co.MISSION, directed by Josh Nussbaum of m ss ng p eces, cinematography and local production / direction by the Co.MISSION network across 28 countries.
  • Android Young Together
    Android Young Together
  • Jacqueline Carvalho Adidas Here to Create
    Jacqueline Carvalho Adidas Here to Create
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Projects credited in
  • ADIDAS "HERE TO CREATE" INSTAGRAM CAMPAIGN
    ADIDAS "HERE TO CREATE" INSTAGRAM CAMPAIGNWorked as STYLISTand producer
  • INSTAGRAM "BRAND MOMENTS"
    INSTAGRAM "BRAND MOMENTS"Worked as STYLIST and producer on shots filmed in Rio de Janeiro in this Instagram Worldwide AD campaign
  • "MEET ME AT STARBUCKS"
    "MEET ME AT STARBUCKS"Worked as Stylist and producer on shots filmed in Rio de Janeiro in this touching Worldwide Ad campaign
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Work history
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    OwnerSanto Forte Films
    BrazilFull Time
    Santo Forte is an independent production film company that has been producing, for over a decade, movies and documentaries, commercial advertisement as well as corporate short documentaries. Leading this process is the Director of Santo Forte, John John Valle. From these films, John has directed, produced, as well as cinematography and editing. He has shot diverse world campaigns of short documentaries for Co Mission (NYC) as well long featured documentaries" Fight for the Amazon" and "Beaches around the World" produced by Film Quadrat and shown at ARTE and Al Jazeera in fourteen European and Asian countries. Moreover, he has worked for the main Brazilian broadcast TV stations such as ESPN, GLOBO TV, GNT, Multishow, Sport TV, Canal Brasil and Arte in Europe.He has also edited the documentary "Laura" from Fellipe Barbosa, winner of the East Hampton Festival. John John has created and directed movies for Starbucks, Nike, Yahoo, McDonalds, Adidas, Federation of Industries of Rio de Janeiro‪ (FIRJAN), SESI (Serviço Social da Indústria) and SENAI (Serviço Nacional de Aprendizagem Industrial) LANCÔME, ABSOLUT VODKA, TIM FESTIVAL, BP/CASTROL, ROCK IN RIO, REVISTA MARIE CLAIRE and many other commercial advertisements to state a few such as OLYMPIKUS, LENNY, CANTÃO, OSKLEN, OESTUDIO, RESERVA e MARAMAC.
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    Film DirectorWorking Voices Ltd
     - Queen St, London, UKFull Time
    To Produce, film and edit short film content for Working Voices.
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Skills
  • Videography
  • Camera Operation
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Directing
  • Cinematography
  • Academic Research
  • Analysis and Research
  • Picture Research
  • Music Videos
  • Branded Documentary
Education
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    Continuing Study ProgrammeSchool of Visual Arts
     - New York, United States
    Design and After Effects course study.
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    Continuing Study ProgrammeNew York University
     - New York, United States
    Documentary Course with Tom Powers.
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Awards
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    Nominee for Rio International Film FestivalFestival do Rio