Dean VALENTINE – composer

Dean Valentine is an award winning composer, his signature sound and approach brings an extraordinary edge to his film, tv & game scores.

He is a self-taught composer who loves to record, combine [and sometimes mangle] live instruments with bespoke electronics and manipulated samples to create his unique sound.

2020 highlights include the feature Baby God [HBO/Loki Films], film festival favourite The Lucky Man [10000 HRS films], his epic game score RUNE II [ESDF/Epic Games] has just been re-released as the game is been relaunched. He also started work on Hopscotch, a 52 part animation series [Ink And Light Films] and just completed work on three solo albums [for BMG/Immediate Music] due for public/industry release early 2021.

2020 has also been the year of collaborations for Dean, as he teams up with award winning artists & composers for film and tv projects plus two new album projects featuring live strings and electronics [release early 2021] Dean has also ventured into the world of composing and producing bespoke sample libraries along side the incredible artists Swann aimed at music producers/composers and filmmakers. Two bespoke sample libraries are being released by [Infinite Samples] early 2021.

Recent projects include the award winning animation special Hopscotch & The Christmas Tree [Ink And Light Films] featuring live brass ensemble [airing in 200 cinemas across France],the award winning feature Viking [Direktsiya Kino] Tribeca Film Festival favourite Tiger Raid [Dixon Baxi Evans Films], the multi-award winning Violet with Aidan Gillen, the hard hitting feature Putin [SDG Pictures] and the acclaimed trilogy of feature documentaries Til The Tenth Generation, Close To Evil  [winner of the IFTA award] and Condemned To Remember [RTE}. Dean is especially proud of these three features as they directly led to the formal investigation of a former SS guard and are now a permanent part of the Holocaust archives. His latest album Ventricular Beats was also released on vinyl. Dean has also composed the scores for numerous 26 & 52 part live action & animation series for clients such as Disney, Brown Bag Films, Marvel, Ink And Light Films and RTE.

Film:

babygod
dean-violey
dean-tiger
dean-viking
condemed
lucky
dean-union
beautiful
wini
belsen

Trailer:

halloween
rouge
dean-shape
mule
fury
dean-martian
sniper
premetheus
catchingfire
civil

Albums:

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6
5
4
3
2

As well as film, tv and game Deans music can be heard on some of Hollywood’s biggest movie trailers [winning him numerous awards along the way, including the Clio Key Art award for American Sniper and the Golden Trailer Award for Hunger Games: Catching Fire. His iconic track Sharks Don’t Sleep for Captain America: Civl War was recently released as an EP. Other trailer scores include; Halloween Kills, The Mule, The Balkan Line, Union Of Salvation, Skyscraper, The Shape Of Water, Dunkirk, Fury, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Prometheus, The Martian, Interstellar, Bridge of Spies and Lord Of The Rings. His trailer tracks ‘Dark Matter‘ and ‘Now I Take Everything From You‘ have received mass critical acclaim, notching up a billion hits online.

Dean is also an avid animal rescuer who spends his spare time saving / helping animals around the world by raising awareness/funds and donating music to animal welfare/rescue promo videos.

Dean’s soundcloud 
Dean’s IMDb
Dean’s YouTube