Valentina Caniglia

Valentina Caniglia

Director of Photography

New York City, New York

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May 2015
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About Valentina

Valentina Caniglia, AIC-IMAGO
Director Of Photography
On March 2017 issue American Cinematographer magazine featured Valentina's work with an article on for her latest work on the film The Stand. Valentina Caniglia, Director Of Photography, has transcended to the highest levels of modern cinema as one of the foremost recognized cinematographers in the world with a defining and talented voice. Adept at filming each project with versatile visual style that best translates each story's unique concept into breathtaking moving images.
Admired for her distinctive original work, which is considered remarkable and extraordinary, Valentina serves the vision as she shapes and unravels the concept with light, composition and movement. She is known for her work on the film "Pomegranates and Myrrh", winner of the Golden Dagger for Best Cinematography, premiered in USA at Sundance film Festival, the film received the Audience Award at Doha Tribeca Film Festival handed out by Robert De Niro."Shade Of Love" winner of best cinematography award at the Hoboken International Film Festival, "Fred Won't Move Out" nominated for best cinematography by the AIC IMAGO award starring Elliott Gould, and the critically acclaimed film "Assolo" described by the world critics to be a movie with an astonishing and elegant Cinematography. In Addition, Valentina Caniglia filmed as a Director Of Photography for HBO, Canal Plus, Showtime TV, RAI, and Voyage TV, Netflix for whom she filmed underwater cinematography in the Caribbean, Italy and Egypt. Valentina Caniglia lensed numerous nationally aired commercials for British Airways, Ford, Nike, Novomatic, United Healthcare, Konami, GBX Shoes, which received the Telly Award.
Valentina's other work include the film "Return to Sender" starring Bill Cobbs, directed by Oscar-winning producer Ravi Malhotra, "Lostland" starring Burt Young. "Nightmare" winner of the New York Film Festival. The film's cinematography was the subject of an article featured in American Cinematographer .
Valentina also made her mark in the music video world where she lensed music videos for The Roots, The Stain, Aesop Rock, Soho, which achieved the first position at the MTV Music Videos Awards.
Recently, Valentina contributed her talents as camera operators for the film "Kelly&Cal" starring Juliette Lewis.
In 2012, Valentina Caniglia was bestowed the honor of being invited to join the European Federation of Cinematographers IMAGO and the Association of Cinematographers (AIC). Valentina has been featured in the following publications: American Cinematographers, IndieWire, Hollywood Reporters, Variety, The New York Times, The Village Voice, InCamera, La Repubblica, Il Levante, Il Mattino, D-Donna and Elle.
Valentina speaks English, Italian, Spanish. She holds the US Citizenship and EU Citizenship.

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  • The Stand

    The Stand (2017)
    Film by Eva Contis Director Of Photography

  • Dungeon and Dragons

    Dungeon and Dragons (2015)
    Commercial Director Of Photography

  • Alto

    Alto (2015)
    Film by Shake the Tree Productions Director Of Photography

  • The Dark Side

    The Dark Side (2015)
    Documentary by Foolose LLC Director Of Photography

  • Mad Women

    Mad Women (2015)
    Film by Plainviews Productions Director Of Photography

  • Lock and Key Music Video Talent: Amana Melome'

    Lock and Key Music Video Talent: Amana Melome' (2014)
    Music by Melo Productions Director and Director Of Photography

  • Novomatic

    Novomatic (2014)
    Commercial by Sirk Productions Director Of Photography

  • Ford Fiesta

    Ford Fiesta (2014)
    Commercial by Velas Productions Director Of Photography

  • British Airways Productions

    British Airways Productions (2014)
    Commercial by Velas Productions Director Of Photography

  • Lostland

    Lostland (2014)
    Film by Arte', Jando Music, RAI Cinema, Director Of Photography

  • Madeline's Oil

    Madeline's Oil (2014)
    Film by Griffin Productions Director Of Photography

  • Trifle for a Massacre

    Trifle for a Massacre (2014)
    Film by Cannes Festival 2015 Director Of Photography

  • The terrorist

    The terrorist (2014)
    Film by Stargaze films Director Of Photography

  • Nike Goal Commercial

    Nike Goal Commercial (2013)
    Commercial by Thai Productions Director Of Photography

  • Assolo

    Assolo (2013)
    Film by Moonover Productions Director Of Photography

  • Fred Won't Move Out

    Fred Won't Move Out (2012)
    Film by Foot Productions Director Of Photography

  • Vespertine

    Vespertine (2010)
    Television by Showtime TV and HBO Director Of Photography

  • The Festival of Lights

    The Festival of Lights (2010)
    Film by Durna Productions Director Of Photography

  • Shade Of Love

    Shade Of Love (2010)
    Film by Hiung Productions Director Of Photography

  • Pomegranates and Myrrh

    Pomegranates and Myrrh (2009)
    Film by Urna Productions Director Of Photography

  • Greentube

    Commercial by Sirk Productions Director Of Photography


  • Best Cinematography at Louisiana International Film Festival

  • Best Cinematography at the Hoboken International Film Festival

  • Nomination for Best Cinematography at IMAGO AIC

  • Golden Dagger Award for Best Cinematography

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