Vashmere Valentine also known as ‘Double V’ by his friends and colleagues was known for his acting roles in Law and Order and several other popular series, but has since returned to his original passion of writing and directing. As a director, Vashmere’s unique vision when it comes to storytelling offers a unique angle many directors do not. His aim to create new fiction with characters that audience members can truly relate to reminds us of directors of the past and hints to a very bright future for the up-and-coming director.
This year Vashmere will be honoured at the 2nd Annual ATL Actors Awards for his work within the Atlanta film industry and his impressive portfolio which includes directing music videos, tv commercials, pilots, and award winning short films. Within five years Vashmere has worked with a number of talented names including Kim Fields, Chris Rock, Headkrack, and Arnez J.
In addition to being talented in writing, directing, and producing, Vashmere also has experience in marketing as a creative consultant which has gives him an edge as a director to easily create films that have higher profitability.
Vashmere’s most recent project is “The Wish and The Wisp,” a fantasy short film about two siblings, Sam and Sarah who discover the value in friendship and the magic of believing after they find a real wish and encounter the menacing creature that wants it back. The short film is a dream come true for fans of 80’s fantasy films and pays homage to many famous directors of the past.
In only a few years Vashmere has acquired a large fan base on social media with only a few projects under his belt. With this much talent and ability to reach a large audience, it’s easy to see why so many film fanatics are in anticipation of what Vashmere’s talents will bring them next.