Valentina Casadei was born in Ravenna, in 1993. She graduated at the DAMS University in Bologna, in Cinema History. Later she's moved to Paris where she completed a Master in Screenwriting and Directing at EICAR.
In 2016 and 2017, she directed two short films, "All About Emily" and "Blessed Days", which have been selected in many international film festivals and distributed by ARTEX FILM. "End of September", her first professional short film, is produced by FIRST CHILD PRODUCTIONS and received fundings from the Emilia Romagna Film Commission, in Italy. It’s distributed by TINY DISTRIBUTION.
She's currently a programmer/juror for seven international film festivals and is developing her first feature film, in parallel to two short films and a TV series. She's published three collections of poems, "Fragile Tourment" (BERTONI EDITORE, 2018), "The Inertia Step" (SAMA EDIZIONI, 2020) and "One Plus One Equals One" (EDIZIONI ENSEMBLE, 2020).