A native of New England, Valantis earned his bachelors from S.I. Newhouse School, in Syracuse, NY. Following his studies, he produced for MTV Networks and Nickelodeon in New York for several years, until branching out and developing Crescent Street Films, LLC. Based in New York, the company focuses on film and commercial production and development, working for clients including L\'Oreal, X Rated Fusion Liqueur, Zico, CBS News, Mercedes New York City Fashion Week, and more. „Hello Anatolia” is the company\'s first feature-length film, which is now being screened in the US, Europe, with other markets to be announced over 2013.
The meeting with Chrysovalantis Stamelos, director, will take place after the screening of \"Hello Anatolia.\"