Kerry Valderrama is a former airborne infantryman with the 82nd Airborne Division and served as a team leader in Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom. He received a B.A. from Methodist University in Political Science and a minor in Spanish. While attending the University of Texas at San Antonio for his Masters degree in International Relations, Kerry withdrew halfway through the program to pursue a career in the entertainment industry.
Since working in the entertainment industry, Kerry has directed, produced and written two award-winning feature films, numerous commercials, music videos, created a comic book series (distributed through Diamond Comics), as well as an award-winning screenplay “Memories of a Hundred” that among other credits, became a 2010 Nicholls Semi-Finalist.
Kerry’s first feature, titled “Garrison,” was released nationwide through Phase 4 Films (Wal-Mart, Netflix, Blockbuster, Best Buy) and distributed to over 20 countries around the world. ”Sanitarium” (Starring Malcolm McDowell, Lou Diamond Phillips, Robert Englund, and Lacey Chabert) is his second feature film distributed nationwide through Image Entertainment and is currently available on DVD & VOD. "Sanitarium" was also distributed internationally to over 30 countries worldwide and is currently being developed into a network television series.