Sandro Valdez

Production Designer / Art Director

Sandro Valdez

Production Designer / Art Director

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ABOUT ME

ORIGINALLY FROM MEXICO CITY, BORN IN 1978, I GRADUATED WITH HONORABLE MENTION FROM ​THE UNAM FACULTY OF ARCHITECTURE.


MY FILM CAREER BEGAN AS A SET DESIGNER AND ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR IN MEXICAN, FRENCH, ​AND AMERICAN FILMS, WORKING WITH RENOWNED PRODUCTION DESIGNERS LIKE OLIVIER ​RAOUX, BILL BOES, BRIGITTE BROCH, BRUTON JONES, PATRICK DURAND, AND HANIA ROBLEDO ​BETWEEN 2006 AND 2012.


SINCE 2012, I HAVE DEVELOPED AS A PRODUCTION DESIGNER, ART DIRECTOR, AND SUPERVISING ​ART DIRECTOR, COLLABORATING ON FILMS LIKE "TRUST," "THE TASTE OF CHRISTMAS," "SOUND OF ​FREEDOM," "DEADTECTIVES," "SONORA," "BELZEBUTH," AND "KM 31-2." I HAVE ALSO WORKED ON ​NETFLIX SERIES SUCH AS "MONARCA," "LUIS MIGUEL SEASONS 2 AND 3," AND AMAZON PRIME'S ​"Z.O.S.: SOLDADOS O ZOMBIES."


I HAVE ALSO WORKED ON COMMERCIAL CAMPAIGNS FOR BRANDS LIKE APPLE, ​VASELINE, FORD, AND BUDLIGHT, AND PROMOTIONAL VIDEOS FOR VIDEO GAMES LIKE ​ELECTRONIC ARTS' "TITANFALL" AND ACTIVISION'S "SKYLANDERS."



PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

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Professional Experience

ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR

PRODUCTION DESIGNER

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  • TRUST (2024) / By: Carlson Young
  • EL SABOR DE LA NAVIDAD (2023) / By: Alejandro Lozano
  • TURNO NOCTURNO (2023) / By: Rigoberto Castañeda
  • VIAJE TODO ROBADO (2022) / By: Diego Graue
  • MI MAESTRA SE COMIÓ A MI AMIGO (2022) / By: José García
  • TANGOS, TEQUILAS Y ALGUNAS MENTIRAS (2021) / By: Celso García

SUPERVISING ART DIRECTOR

  • S. O. Z. SOLDADOS O ZOMBIES (2019) / By: Rigoberto Castañeda
  • SOUND OF FREEDOM (2018) / By: Alejandro Monteverde

ART DIRECTOR

  • LUIS MIGUEL: SEASONS 2 & 3 (2019-2021) / By: Humberto Hinojosa / Adrián Grunberg
  • MONARCA (2018-2019) / By: Fernando Rovzar / Natalia Beristain / J. M. Cravioto
  • JAGUAR MY LOVE (2022) / By: Gilles de Maistre
  • SOUND OF FREEDOM (2018) / By: Alejandro Monteverde
  • SIN ORIGEN (2017) / By: Rigoberto Castañeda
  • TOD@S CAEN (2017) / By: Ariel Winograd
  • SONORA (2017) / By: Alejandro Springall
  • MENTADA DE PADRE (2017) / By: Mark Alazraki / Fernando Rovzar
  • ME GUSTA, PERO ME ASUSTA (2016) / By: Beto Gomez
  • DEADTECTIVES (2016) / By: Tony West
  • BELZEBUTH (2015) / By: Emilio Portes
  • LA NIÑA DE LA MINA (2014–2015) / By: Jorge Ramirez “Tocayo”
  • EL TAMAÑO SI IMPORTA (2014) / By: Rafael Lara
  • KILÓMETRO 31–2 (2013) / By: Rigoberto Castañeda
  • VOLANDO BAJO (2012) / By: Beto Gómez

COURSES TAUGHT

  • Production Design and Art Direction for Film Workshop (2024) - Gangsters Films
  • Film Diploma (2024) - Gangsters Films and Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara
  • HILDA (2012) / By: Andrés Clariond
  • TREADING WATER (2011) / By: Analeine Cal y Mayor
  • HOUBA! ON THE TRAIL OF THE MARSUPILAMI (2010) / By: Alain Chabat
  • COLOMBIANA (2010) / By: Olivier Megaton
  • HIDALGO, LA HISTORIA JAMÁS CONTADA (2009) / By: Antonio Serrano
  • ABEL (2009) / By: Diego Luna

SET DESIGNER

  • LAS PAREDES HABLAN (2010) / By: Antonio Zavala
  • DEPOSITARIOS (2009) / By: Rodrigo Ordoñez
  • SALVANDO AL SOLDADO PEREZ (2008) / By: Beto Gómez
  • THIS IS NOT A MOVIE (2008) / By: Olallo Rubio
  • DRAGONBALL EVOLUTION (2007–2008) / By: James Wong
  • BEVERLY HILLS CHIHUAHUA (2007) / By: Raja Gosnell
  • VANTAGE POINT (2006) / By: Pete Travis

COMMERCIALS

  • P. F. CHANG’S (2024)
  • THE CHEESECAKE FACTORY (2024)
  • START YOUR IMPOSSIBLE - TOYOTA (2024)
  • LUIS MIGUEL MARKETING - SABRITAS / CORONA (2021)
  • MONARCA MARKETING (2019)
  • APPLE AIRPODS MARKETING (2016)
  • HOTELS.COM MARKETING (2016)
  • VASELINE MARKETING (2016)
  • DESTINY (2014)
  • FORD MARKETING (2014)
  • SKYLANDERS ACTIVISION (2014)
  • TITANFALL (2014)
  • OLD SPICE MARKETING (2014)

SPECIAL EVENTS

  • HACIENDA SIR PHILIP GREEN-ANNIVERSARY 60 (2012) / By: Banana Split

PRODUCTION DESIGNER

IN DEVELOPMENT

IN DEVELOPMENT

ART DIRECTOR

SUPERVISING ART DIRECTOR

ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR

SET DESIGNER

COMMERCIALS

TRUST (PRODUCTION DESIGNER)

EL SABOR DE LA NAVIDAD (PRODUCTION DESIGNER)

TURNO NOCTURNO (PRODUCTION DESIGNER)

JAGUAR MY LOVE (ART DIRECTOR)

MI MAESTRA SE COMIÓ A MI AMIGO (PRODUCTION DESIGNER)

TANGOS, TEQUILAS Y ALGUNAS MENTIRAS (PRODUCTION DESIGNER)

VIAJE TODO ROBADO (PRODUCTION DESIGNER)

LUIS MIGUEL SEASON 2 & 3 (ART DIRECTOR)

S.O.Z. SOLDADOS O ZOMBIES (SUPERVISING ART DIRECTOR)

SOUND OF FREEDOM (SUPERVISING ART DIRECTOR)

MONARCA (ART DIRECTOR)

SIN ORIGEN (ART DIRECTOR)

TOD@S CAEN (ART DIRECTOR)

SONORA (ART DIRECTOR)

MENTADA DE PADRE (ART DIRECTOR)

ME GUSTA PERO ME ASUSTA (ART DIRECTOR)

DEADTECTIVES (ART DIRECTOR)

BELZEBUTH (ART DIRECTOR)

LA NIÑA DE LA MINA (ART DIRECTOR)

EL TAMAÑO SI IMPORTA (ART DIRECTOR)

KILÓMETRO 31-2 (ART DIRECTOR)

VOLANDO BAJO (ART DIRECTOR)

HILDA (ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR)

TREADING WATER (ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR)

HOUBA! ON THE TRAIL OF THE MARSUPILAMI (ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR)

COLOMBIANA (ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR)

HIDALGO, LA HISTORIA JAMÁS CONTADA (ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR)

ABEL (ASSISTANT ART DIRECTOR)