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David Gallegos Valentino
Producer and Director of the Golden Spirit Awards
Ambassador for the Reel Cowboys
Associate Producer of the Silver Spur Award Show

David ValentinoDavid G. Valentino, Producer & Director, was born in the U.S.A. and attended film studies at UCLA University, a program offered for the entertainment industry. David gave back to the Industry as a creative producer/director and has 27 screen plays registered with WGA. David supports the educational Film and Television Industry, and his message is challenging. Dedicating your abilities and creativity is the most powerful empowerment of your goals, leading to great success and continuing your vision, taking the stepping stones in a positive direction. There you will find your overall successful career come to realization.

David's Youthful Credits in the Community
Stage coordinator & assisting with lighting for Bill Cosby in San Jose CA "Hospital Foundation." The Southern California Motion Picture Council (SCMPC) Executive to the Stars, honored Vincent Price, Milton Berle, Loretta Swift, Hervey Villechaize, Rita Moreno, Red Skeleton, Lee Majors, Liberace (American Pianist), Francis Williams, Mable King, Lowell Staine (HFPA Executive Secretary), Fred Berry, Margret O'Brien, the Nicholas Brothers (Fayard & Harold), Peter Faulk, Shirley Temple Black, Frank Nanoia (producer of the Golden Eagle Awards, aka, the Hispanic Awards), Yvonne De Carlo, Fred Gwynne, Al Lewis, Karen Grassle, Carolyn Jones, John Astin, Robert Stack, Pat Boone, and Gene Kelly.

David has an entertainment professional background. He independently produced an educational motivational and inspirational message for youth on awareness of DRUGS, WEAPONS, GANGS, ALCOHOL, and VIOLENCE, with with help of celebrities Robert Stack, Bob Hope, Andy Williams, Mike Connors, Dennis Franz, Elkie Summers, Yogi Bear, Pat Morita, Kenny Rogers, Wayne Newton, Tony DeAnza, and Tom Dreese.

SCMPC Executive Director to the Stars
David was the organizer for celebrities on the awards ceremonies backstage, organizing the trophies for all the celebrities receiving high-caliber of Lifetime in the Entertainment Industry. After a few years of being involved with the council, he produced a professional taping of the awards, and for future syndication to air on Television, such as PBS, for the President, Jean Doran, Founder, and the committee.

GOLDEN EAGLE AWARDS (aka Hispanic Awards), acknowledging actors, musicians, producers, and directors in the Entertainment Industry (Associate Producer Independent, promoting NOSOTORS in Hollywood CA). David was an associated Producer with KNTV Chanel 11 (ABC) in San Jose CA on bringing Frank Nanoia, producer of the awards show, to San Jose on a Sunday afternoon show (COMMUNIDAD DEL VALLE), which was hosted by Daniel Garza. This gave David the opportunity to become a strong supporter in the Latin (and all other cultures) that are involved in the Entertainment Industry. Some of the celebrities that David supported were Sophia Loren, Eric Estrada Maria Felix, Mario Moreno, Cantinflas, Jorge Rivera, Rita Moreno, Tony Plana, Maria Conchita Alonzo, Chayanne, Lola Beltran, Augustine Lara, Veronica Castro, Ricardo Maltaban, Cheech & Chong, Robert Redford, SELENA, Raquel Welch, Jean Kasey, and Lorenzo Lamas.

David was producing for Mr. Lowell Staine, Executive Secretary of H.F.P. A. (and film commissioner of Mexico, Belize, Argentina, and Spain), doing interviews for his use on his write ups. Names such as Sylvester Stallone, Jodie Foster, Steven Spielberg, Sophia Loren, Danny Devito, Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Barbra Streisand, Harrison Ford, Antonio Banderas. He was also involved with Television producer of the GOLDEN GLOBES, Dick Clark, who directed Valentino, on the background press interviews with all the names listed above for Mr. Staine's use of his press released worldwide. David Valentino traveled with Mr. Staine throughout Europe and the U.S.A., producing these interviews for 18 1/2 years. David would later create his own visual effects of introduction of the GOLDEN GLOBE trophy that he had physically, and utilize the GOLDEN GLOBE trophy in his own studio, based in San Jose Ca., to produce these phenomenal experiences taping for Mr. Staine.

David is the writer and director for H.W.S. (Hollywood With Students), a non-profit organization, and has produced 27 annual Golden Spirit Award shows in collaboration with non-profits and foundations. Mr. Valentino has produced all annuals and collaboration sessions of the GOLDEN SPIRIT AWARDS; these are the Organizations, and Foundations. He has given awards to legendary icon music artist, Elvis Presley. The Golden Spirit Award is at held at GRACELAND MEMPHIS TENNESSEE MUSEUM and has given awards to Lou Gossett Jr. Morgan Freeman, Kris Kristofferson, Morgan Brittany, Rosey Grier, Margaret O’Brien, Mariette Hartley, Bo Hopkins, Dawn Wells, Billy Zane (Titanic), Paul Sorvino, Tony Lopez, Music Country Artist, Patrick Wayne (Son of legendary actor of western motion pictures, and Oscar Winner, John Wayne).

David is the co-producer of the 2023 Silver Spur Awards show and has given awards from the Golden Spirit Awards in past shows. Currently, David is also a very valuable ambassador for the Reel Cowboys.


The foundations mission is to strive and challenge the Entertainment Industry on keeping the development of entertainment, within the Los Angeles area. Mr. Valentino, producer, was honoring the celebrities for their contributions in the Entertainment Industry, such as Diane Ladd, James Cameron, Director (Red Carpet Coordinator, and his personnel ONLY for Press Association), Francis Coppola (God Father Director). In addition, he was involved in the ASYM Young Musicians Awards; associate producer, Red Carpet coordinator, assistant stage coordination for recipients, script involvement for editing for celebrities reading undo and redo for time frame on schedule for honorees, celebrities, such as Alesha Keys, Janet Jackson, and Christina Aguilera.

(GROUND BREAK) Celebrity REP RED CARPET) Barbra Streisand, Joe Bologna, Laine Kazan, Elliot Gould, and Mel Streep.

He was an associate producer honoring celebrities for their contributions on Motion Picture and Television and Music Artist, Producers, and Directors. Cuba Gooding JR, Ving Rhymes, Robert DeNiro, Marisa Ramirez, and Benecio Del Torro.

12th Annual Golden Spirit Award
Mission Statement
HWS is assisting students with information from celebrity role models, and guidance from the motion picture and television industry, to stay in school, keep away from Drugs, Weapons, Gangs, and to succeed in their goals, and their education.

Vision for H.W.S.
Our challenge at HWS is to help students accomplish their dreams in the motion picture and television industry. Our wish is to help students come return to their community, come back and speak to other students about their struggles and successes in what they majored in, how they became successful, and how much they have accomplished after graduation.

Focus for HWS - Goals and Success at HWS
These are some of the events we have for the year. A black tie award ceremony banquet with successful celebrities to interact with our honor students. They will be given awards for their achievement with a Golden Spirit award for doing well in different areas, and for their education progress of excellence. We are giving the students scholarships to enable them to pursue careers in the Motion Picture and Television industry. Scholarships will be awarded in other areas so our youth can pursue their dreams of becoming successful leaders in their communities. Getting students exposed and involved with real major motion picture studios on production sets, filming real films with the latest cameras that the industry if utilizing.

The future of our students in the art of theater and drama, recording of music, directing film, lighting, script writing, and much more . Collaboration with other foundations or non-profit organizations in the industry will give students an opportunity to work closely with entertainment corporations. We will create charities to fund motion picture films and television plots, that will be aired on television all over the country with students and successful celebrities. We also want to collaborate with universities that have Film and Television departments to access their large selection of career parser opportunities. This gives students the opportunity to pursue their dreams.

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