Actor and director, partner at Ponta Negra Films. Started in the 90s at the theatre directing and acting in Brazil and abroad. In 2004 directs his first short film Dona Eulália (Misses Eulália) from Arthur Azevedo’s book, followed by other shorts including Pegadas de Zila (Zila Footprints) and Maria Ninguém (Mary Nobody). He studied script at EICTV in Cuba and in 2013 directed the documentary Remar É… (To Paddle is…) Acted on the TV series Confissões de Adolescente (Teenagers’ Confessions), Sítio do Picapau (The Yellow Woodpecker Site) and A Grande Família (The Big Family). Soon Valério will launch his first feature drama film O Alecrim e o Sonho (The Rosemary and the Dream), shot in 2019.