Roman was born in Czechoslovakia. His first photography dark room was standing on a washing machine in his small bathroom. Later on during the his studies of Visual media, at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Roman earned his living by editing and 1stAD jobs. Meanwhile he was also shooting his own short films, which brought him international festival recognitions.
Since then Roman directed more than 300 TV commercials, various music videos and shorts. He is a talented artist with an epic approach to storytelling, pursuing the spinning nucleus in every script. His cinematic visual style, subtle working with actors and the intrigue incorporation of post production, made him to one of the most interesting directors on the market nowadays.
Just recently Roman started to put an eye at his passion for photography, getting his first clients. The long year experience of directing commercial films brings a strong story telling feel into his photographic language and cinematic visuality.
His global list of work has received numerous international awards and nominations for various international clients and agencies (such as: Saatchi & Saatchi London, Herezie France, &Co and McCann Denmark, FamousGrey Belgium, Y&R Germany, DDB Europe, etc…)
1 Cannes Shortlist 1 Epica Silver
2 Epica Bronze
2 Epica Shortlists
2 NewYork Festivals Finalists
1 AME Awards Finalist
1 NewYork Cresta award Winner
1 NewYork Cresta award Finalist
1 London International Award Finalist 1 PIAF Ad Festival Gold Award
1 PIAF Ad Festival Bonze Award
2 Golden Drum Gold
1 Golden Drum Silver
2 Golden Drum Shortlist
1 ADC*E Nomination
1 Golden Award of Montreaux, Gold
Roman currently lives in Prague, Czech Republic
More to see at http://www.romanvalent.com