Driven by her passion for art, film & design, Anita Pico directed her first short film "Camille" at twenty-two years old, winning the Audience Award at Durham Film Festival. Born in the north of Spain, she graduated with a Summa Culm Laude Degree at Saginaw Valley State University, where she explored her art in different fields, including theatre, design, or photography. 
Her short "Blacks or Whites", graduation film from the University for the Creative Arts, premiered at the British Film Institute in London in 2019, screening in festivals in Madrid, London, or Moscow.

In 2019 Pico is selected as part of the "New Creatives" program by BBC Arts and Arts Council, shooting her project "What a Circus", and premiering on BBC 4 and BBC iPlayer in 2020.

In March 2020, she was selected to take part in the Widening

Lens Mentoring Program by Encounters Film Festival. 

 

She currently works in film productions as Art Department and Digital Designer.

Con gran pasión por el arte, cine y diseño, Anita Pico dirige su primer cortometraje a los veintidós años de edad, ganando el premio de la Audiencia en el Festival de Cine de Durham. Nacida en el norte de España, se gradúa con distinción Summa Culm Laude en Saginaw Valley State University, donde explora su arte en distintos campos como el teatro, diseño o fotografía. 

Su cortometraje, "Blacks or Whites", graduación del Master Filmmaking en la University for the Creative Arts de UK, fue estrenado en el Instituto Británico de Cine en Londres (2019), proyectándose en festivales en Londres, Madrid, Detroit, o Moscú.

En 2019, Pico fue seleccionada para el programa "New Creatives", diseñado para encontrar los nuevos talentos del cine inglés, patrocinado por BBC y Arts Council of England, rodando así "What a Circus". El cortometraje se estrenó en la televisión inglesa en BBC 4 y en la plataforma iPlayer de la BBC (Marzo 2020), pendiente de entrar en el circuito de festivales. 

Actualmente trabaja en producciones de cine como parte del Departamento de Arte y Diseñadora de producción. 

filmography (ALL POSITIONS)

2020

The Story of an Hour - PRODUCTION DESIGNER 

Give me a Name - PRODUCTION DESIGNER 

Morgan - PRODUCTION DESIGNER Music video (release)

Apocalypse Anytime Soon - PRODUCTION DESIGNER (preprod)

Scope - ART DIRECTOR (preproduction)

Tsunami - ART DEPARTMENT 

Fly Boy - PRODUCTION DESIGNER (preprod)

2019

BBC New Creatives - DIRECTOR/WRITER

Blacks or Whites - DIRECTOR/WRITER/PRODUCER

Fourteen Fractures - PRODUCTION DESIGNER

The Writing Box- PRODUCTION DESIGNER

Figure - PRODUCTION DESIGNER

Looking For Love - ART DIRECTOR

Door of Lost Time - 1ST ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

CV AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST

2017

Camille - DIRECTOR/WRITER/PRODUCER

Behind the Monsters (short doc) - DIRECTOR

Assassins Musical  (THEATRE) - LIGHT ASSISTANT

Decision Height (THEATRE) - ART DEPARTMENT

She Kills Monsters - ART DEPARTMENT

2016

Terra Nova (THEATRE) - ART DEPARTMENT

The Cripple of Inishman (THEATRE) - LIGHT ASSISTANT

A Raisin in the Sun  (THEATRE) - ART DEPARTMENT

2015

Death of a Salesman (THEATRE) - ART DEPARTMENT

education - TRAINING

MASTER's DEGREE IN FILMMAKING - University for the Creative Arts (2018-2019) UK - DISTINCTION

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN GRAPHIC DESIGN - Saginaw Valley State University (2013-2017) USA - SUMMA CULM LAUDE

MODERN ART AND IDEAS COURSE - The Museum of Modern Art -MOMA- USA (5 weeks) - Online Course

THINK, BREAK, MAKE, REPEAT - The University of Sydney - (5 weeks) - Online Course

SCANDINAVIAN FILM AND TV COURSE - University of Copenhagen - (5 weeks) - Online Course

COPYRIGHT FOR MULTIMEDIA - (4 weeks) - 2018 - Online Course

AWARDS-COMMISSIONS- talent schemes

BBC New Creatives - Talent Scheme 2019 - BBC Arts and Arts Council of England - Produced by Screensouth

Widening the Lens 2020 - Talent Mentoring Scheme 2020 - Encounters Film Fest (BAFTA Festival)

Screenskills Mentoring Program 2020 - Industry Mentoring Program Selection - 2020

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