Valerio Gnesini attended the Faculty of Preservation of Cultural Heritage at the University of Bologna. He started working as a photographer collaborating with the Resto del Carlino, L'Espresso and as photo reporter for the project " The diaries of the Via Francigena " for Ediciclo Publisher . He also collaborated with Lifeinaclick (following Vasco Rossi tour and Laura Pausini ), New Holland , Braun, Volvo. In 2008 he start working in film production, participating in several films and fiction such as ''L’uomo che verrà” by Giorgio Diritti , "Inspector Coliandro" by Manetti Bros, "AMERIQUA" by Marco Bellone and Giovanni Consonni. He realized as production director the documentary “Alta Via dei parchi" by Enrico Brizzi and Serena Tommasini produced by Articulture in collaboration with the Region Emilia Romagna. As a set designer works for the short films "Cose Naturali" by Germano Maccioni and "Storia di Nessuno" by Manfred Lucibello , the film "Freakbeat" by Luca Pastore , and with Cristina Bartoletti "Genus Bononiae" by Giorgio Diritti. With set designer Giancarlo Basili works on the Roberto Benigni’s exhibition "Bob and Nico", curated by G.Bertolucci. He collaborates with Lux Vide for the RAI fiction "Che Dio ci aiuti", directed by F. Vicario, and with Film Good and terminal Production. Recently collaborates with Luca Lucini for commercial and Ruggero Deodato for a short movie. His first film “Varvilla” is selected at the "Amsterdam Doc for Sale", where it finds "Film Delight" as international distributor. Thanks to this distributor Varvilla was screened in Austria-France-Poland-South Korea and in Italy at "Torino Cinemambiente". It wins the jury prize in Paris at Fife 2015.He signed the direction of the backstage of Rai TV fiction "L'Ispettore Coliandro” 2016.