Pico Pictures

Directed by Nick Scott - http://www.nickdavidscott.com || http://twitter.com/nickdavidscott
Produced by Michael Berliner - http://www.picopictures.co.uk || http://twitter.com/michaelberliner

Thanks for all your support - we hit one million views in ten days, got featured in the Best of Vimeo selection at SXSW, and got nominated for a 2012 Webby in the viral category! We made this film in one day for £200 at a friendly school in South London. We never imagined the film would get this response and we're so glad you're enjoying it!

In December, we asked you to tweet YOUR school portraits to #SchoolPortrait - watch the Xmas Special featuring the competition winners! vimeo.com/34181225

We've been featured in hundreds of blogs and newspapers. Top features:

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Wired: http://bit.ly/KMjL5I
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London Evening Standard: http://bit.ly/tqSgee
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Michael Berliner

Michael is an independent producer who has made 14 award winning shorts through his company Pico Pictures since 2008. These include four for the UK Film Council and one apiece for BBC HD, BBC Writersroom and one of the new high ]budget BFI Shorts.

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Michael is an independent producer who has made 14 award winning shorts through his company Pico Pictures since 2008. These include four for the UK Film Council and one apiece for BBC HD, BBC Writersroom and one of the new high ]budget BFI Shorts.

He has won prizes including the Film London Best of Boroughs Viewers' Choice Award 2008, Straight 8 2008, the Grand Prix du Jury at Angers Premiers Plans 2010, and both Best Short Film and the Short Film Audience Award at East End Film Festival 2010. His short 'School Portrait' got one million views in ten days on Vimeo and much press including the Huffington Post, the Evening Standard, the Metro, Gizmodo and Wired. It was also nominated for two 2012 Webby Awards, “the Internet’s highest honor" (New York Times).

Michael was MovieScope Magazine Producer to Watch in February 2012 and was mentored by Warp Films CEO Mark Herbert through the Guiding Lights programme.

He has four features in development, two of which are at advanced stages. HOW TO LIVE YOURS reached the final eight of the iFeatures2 programme, received the first commission nationally out of BFI NET.WORK from Creative England for its pilot EMOTIONAL FUSEBOX, and is soon to complete a final development cycle with Creative England. The second, THE WANDERERS, is writer/director Luke Snellin's debut feature. It is a Britpop teen musical set in Colchester that has completed a development cycle with the BFI.

michael@picopictures.co.uk // http://www.twitter.com/michaelberliner // http://www.picopictures.co.uk

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