Anita Pico

Anita Pico

filmmaker, designer, creative. anitapico.comLondon, United Kingdom
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Anita Pico

Anita Pico

filmmaker, designer, creative. anitapico.comLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Filmmaker, designer, and creator. Production Designer. Master's Degree in Film, Bachelor's Degree in Design. 2019 BBC New Creatives and 2020 Widening the Lens Talent Program. Check my work: http://anitapico.com
Projects
  • #BBC New Creatives (2020)
    #BBC New Creatives (2020)What a circus (2020) Directed by Anita Pico. Produced by Kathryn Chorley. Produced by University for the Creative Arts and Screensouth. A BBC production in collaboration with Arts Council. coming soon Film commission by BBC Arts and Arts Council through the New Creatives scheme run by Screensouth.
  • Blacks or Whites (2019)
    Blacks or Whites (2019)Written & Directed by Anita Pico. Currently in the festival circuit. Produced by Anita Pico and Aakash Meshram. UK 2019 BFI Showcase August 2019 (London) Moscow Shorts Official Selection Performance and Insurance Competition 2019 Finalist Synopsis- A young guy named Jerry is abruptly brought for questioning. He finds himself in a white room, where he must confront his interrogator playing a chess game. As time passes and the pieces move, Jerry realizes he must face his worst enemy: the truth tha
  • Graphic Design (Portfolio)
    Graphic Design (Portfolio)A selection of my design portfolio.
  • Looking for Love (2019)
    Looking for Love (2019)Year: 2019 Director: Ajuan Isaac - George Cinematography by Nick Rowson An exploration of the overlapping nature of dating, technology, and loneliness in the modern world as explored through the world view of the central character.
  • Give me a Name (2020)
    Give me a Name (2020)Directed by Sheena Holliday Written by Stephen Coltrane and Sheena Holliday Starring Katie Pattinson and Lucy Wilkins The United Kingdom, about ten years in the future. Jennifer, a government intelligence officer, is briefing her junior officer Kate about a prisoner being held for ‘unpatriotic activities’. But there is something different about this prisoner. Inspired by real events, the film asks what happens when our loyalty to our principles comes into conflict with our instinctive humanity
  • FIGURE (2019)
    FIGURE (2019)“What’s your inner animal?” When everyone needs to find their inner animal as identification of personality and ability, Renard, a fresh graduate is uncertain. He must find the connection with his inner animal, otherwise, he will lose his connection with society and become homeless. How will he figure out his inner animal? Directed by Chris Li. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10821988/?ref_=nm_knf_i3
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Projects credited in
  • Apocalypse Anytime Now
    Apocalypse Anytime NowA short drama about eco-anxiety. As awareness increasingly grows about the destructive effects of climate change, so does the negative effects on the youngest among us. This is the story of Samuel, a young boy, who tries to take his survival into his own hands. Follow us @aanshortfilm
Work history
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    Arts Council England logo
    What a Circus (2020)Arts Council England
    United KingdomFreelance
    BBC NEW CREATIVES, a scheme sponsored by BBC Arts & Arts Council. Selected as writer & director. What a Circus (2020) premiered on BBC 4. Watch here : https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p084kyv9 Are we living a modern lie? In this extravagant satire, a mysterious carnival master walks us through the problems of our modern society, questioning the dangerous future we are building around us. New Creatives is supported by Arts Council England and BBC Arts. Writer and Director: Anita Pico Producer: Kathryn Chorley Cinematographer: Zoya Chung Production Designer: Chris Li Music Composer: Mitch Gardner Carnival Master: Alastair Cumming
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    Production DesignerOn the Train Productions
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    Directed by Sheena Holliday Written by Stephen Coltrane and Sheena Holliday Starring Katie Pattinson and Lucy Wilkins The United Kingdom, about ten years in the future. Jennifer, a government intelligence officer, is briefing her junior officer Kate about a prisoner being held for ‘unpatriotic activities’. But there is something different about this prisoner. Inspired by real events, the film asks what happens when our loyalty to our principles comes into conflict with our instinctive humanity.
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Skills
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Fontlab
  • Video Editing
  • Cinematography
  • Photography
  • Drawing
  • Avid
Education
    University for the Creative Arts logo
    University for the Creative Arts logo
    MA FilmmakingUniversity for the Creative Arts
    Farnham, United Kingdom
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    Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design (Summa Cum Laude)Saginaw Valley State University
     - Saginaw, MI, USA
    Summa Cum Laude Graduate. • Majoring in Graphic Design and Minor in Theatre Design. . • Student-Athlete. • GPA: 3.91 • Awarded with 9 scholarships during college.
Awards
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    Miami Independent Film Festival OFFICIAL SELECTION (Camille Shortfilm) 2018Film Festivals
    OFFICIAL SELECTION for Camille, a short film I directed. January 2018.
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    Durham Film Festival Audience Winner (Camille) 2018Film Festivals
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