Born in Boston, Massachusetts, the son of working class blue collar parents, Dale Resteghini grew up under stern rules and his love for art was never encouraged. He would go to the movies as much as possible for escapism and loved the theater as it allowed him to dream. He spent his early production years on sets as an actor, he later moved to New York City where he discovered his love of film working behind the camera. During his New York years, he found success there working on sets helmed byDirector’s such as Alfonso Cuaron, Taylor Hackford, Sydney Lumet, Rob Cohen and Roland Emmerich among others.
While living in New York City, Resteghini wrote and directed an independent film that premiered at the Urbanworld Film Festival which garnered him an audience Award where the likes of Samuel Jackson, Marla Gibbs and Whitney Houston all congratulated him on a great film debut. Known film critic Steve Lyons called ‘Colorz Of Rage’ a riveting piece of real life put on film!’ This moment propelled his career as a Director and unbeknownst to anyone, the exploding world of music videos would be calling his name.
Using the tried and true working class his career long foreman father instilled in him, once Resteghini was finally given one opportunity to direct a music video he set sail and blazed a trail unlike any filmmaker before him. He has filmed more music videos than anyone in history and for some of the biggest recording artists all over the world.
Resteghini’s prolific work as a music video director has brought him to the forefront of his craft. His music videos are constantly found at the top of MTV, BET and VH1 play lists for the past several years, and have been nominated for various awards within the Music Video Industry. He credits growing up watching many Tony Scott and Ridley Scott films as essentially influencing his overall visual style and approach to dialogue. He has worked with a stunning list of diverse artists of today such as Pitbull, Akon, Lil Wayne,Ice Cube, Guns N Roses, Flo Rida, RZA, TYGA, Soulja Boy, Ty Dolla, Nicki Minaj, Diddy and many others including his 2004 Fall Out Boy video which won him an MTV Award for their smash hit ‘Grand Theft Autumn.
Resteghini has several feature film, TV and web projects in various stages of production. Not be limited in the roles of Director and Writer, Resteghini is also wearing the Producer hat and at present is Producing the 4M dollar comedy entitled ‘My Man Is A Loser’ in NYC helping broker deals with the Teamsters, IATSE and the Screen Actors Guild.