Matteo Valentini (Vignola, MO, Italy - 16/11/1990) is an Italian actor, screenwriter and director.
Trained at the E. Fabbri drama company in his hometown in Italy, he left his country for London, where he studied acting and filmmaking for two years attending many masterclasses and workshops at the Raindance Film School and the London City Academy Film School.
In 2017, Valentini wrote Acid Pit Stop (2019) horror movie starring Bruce Payne. The same year, Valentini wrote, directed, produced and starred in the multi-awarded comedy web series The Fridge: An Ugly Web Series (2017), in Italian language with English subtitles. In 2018, Valentini wrote, produced and directed the micro-short drama B-Love (2018), winner of the Best Director Award at the Alternative Film Festival in Toronto. In 2019, he starred in Unnecessary Posts, weekly web series he created and directed. In October 2019, Valentini directed and starred in the comedy short I Really Need to See a Good Doctor, which collected an award for "Best Comedy Short" at the After Hour Film Festival. Right after this short release, Matteo Valentini starred in the comedy short "#NotAnAd"; and in the awarded action short he wrote "A Movie Without an Ending" (2020) alongside Veronica Osimani.
In January 2020, Valentini directed and performed in the critically acclaimed experimental short he wrote "An Instant Story", and he eventually starred in Reiko Nagayoshi's directorial debut "The Son's of Eli", a dark psychological drama.
In October 2020, Matteo Valentini wrote, directed and starred in the dark comedy about Social Media "The Social Doctor", released in February 2021.