Immediately recognisable and impossible to imitate, multi award-winner, Dean is his own master and his strikingly unique, signature sound brings an extraordinary edge to his feature and trailer scores. Constantly in demand, like a man on a mission, he continues to bring his film score sound to the trailer genre.
2019 has been ridiculously busy for Dean. He finished scoring the latest in Human Head Studios/Nine Realms games Rune II, released on Epic Games plus the score is being released this month by BMG. Two albums and EP’s are being released in November/December worldwide, plus another top secret game, to be announced. Also an animated film, Hopscotch and the Christmas Tree which is having a major Christmas release in France, music for a high profile feature documentary soon to be announced, and Putin, a feature documentary for LA producers SDG Pictures. His music was used in trailers for Opeka, Skyscraper, Union of Salvation and The Balkan Line.
Want to know more about Dean Valentine’s music? Just Google, YouTube or Soundcloud him and discover exactly why millions of film music fans (over 500 million to be precise) have already done just that. His popularity is such that an album of his film music was released in January 2018 on Movie Score Media. Albums of Dean’s other scores and games are all scheduled for release imminently.
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Feature films Dean has scored include the Russian epic film,Viking, internationally released in 2017/18, and Story Films’ thriller set in war-torn Iraq, Tiger Raid, stars Brian Gleeson and is not for the faint-hearted.
Scoring for projects on both sides of the Atlantic, Dean’s other feature credits include Gerry Gregg’s harrowing ‘Til The Tenth Generation and the award-winning Close to Evil which tells the gripping true story of one man’s liberation from the horrors of Bergen Belsen concentration camp. He also co-scored Satellites & Meteorites starring Amy Huberman (Dir. Rick Larkin).
Dean composes music for some of Hollywood’s biggest movie trailers with a list of blockbuster trailer credits including Oscar-nominated The Shape of Water; Captain America: Civil War, Ridley Scott’s The Martian, Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper, Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar, Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies and David Ayer’s Fury, for which his track Now I Take Everything From You received mass critical acclaim, Ridley Scott’s Prometheus, Paul Greengrass’ Captain Phillips, the Lord Of The Rings franchise and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire for which Dean’s track Dark Matter received 2 awards including the coveted Golden Trailer Award.
Dean’s tv credits include drama series Adharca Fada (TG4), feature film For All Those Seeking The Exquisite Company Of The Late Mr Boyle (Dir. Nathan L Healey); the award-winning Up For Air (Dir. Richard Conroy).
He’s scored a myriad of animation projects including the award-winning short films Violet (Aiden Gillen) and You Are Beautiful (Dearbhla Molloy), Disney’s Winnie The Pooh and Be A Hero (Dir. Nathan L. Healey); The Island of Inis Cool for Telegael/McCamley/Ocon; 52 episodes of Noddy In Toyland, directed by David McCamley for Chorion and Brown Bag Films; all 65 episodes of Norman Normal produced by Teleimages/Magma Films; 26 episodes of the internationally-sold Horrible Histories for Mike Young Productions/Telegael and Fadõ Fadõ for RTE.