Daniel J. Pico has been making movies since the age of eight. Pursuing this goal, he went to film school at Columbia College Chicago (BA in Film and Video), where he wrote and directed the award winning World War II Drama, “Two Days in Limbo”. Limbo went on to garner a bevy of festival awards including Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film at The Michigan Independent Film Festival, and The New York International Film and Video Festival. Other credits include, “Back to Reality” that was praised by director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma, Chasing Amy) for it’s innovative photography and performances. He also Co-Directed the Dogma 95 inspired feature, “Common Senses”.
Daniel completed his feature film directorial debut “Farewell Darkness” in 2007, which won best feature at the Delray Beach Film Festival and The Drake International Film Festival as well as Best 1st Feature at the Drake International Film Festival.
“Pico works visual wonders on a low budget; the impressive combat scenes put many a mainstream production to shame.”
- Marty Rubin, Gene Siskel Film Center on Farewell Darkness
Daniel J. Pico is currently a working filmmaker in Los Angeles.
Based in Los Angeles
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