Alpha House, political satire from Garry Trudeau, and Betas, a comedy about a Silicon Valley start-up from Josh Stoddard and Evan Endicott, are two new original series from Amazon produced by Picrow, and now showing on Amazon Prime Instant Video. Pilots for more Picrow-produced series including Mozart in the Jungle, The Rebels, The After, Gortimer [...]
Marc Silver made an opinion documentary for the Times — see it here: Bodies on the Border
The Picrow team recently traveled to Copperas Cove, Texas to shoot an intimate profile of NFL superstar Robert Griffin III. Peter directed the digital short “This Field General Owes It All To Two Sergeants,” in which RG3 pays tribute to his Army veteran parents who instilled the values of discipline and dedication that serve [...]
At our shoot for SCAN last week, the Picrow team was inspired by Kathleen (73) and Joanne (74). Both are members of the SCAN Duals program and receive assistance allowing them to live independently at home instead of moving to a nursing facility. Kathleen is a grandmother of 25 and a great grandmother of [...]
Congratulations to Margaret Malandrucculo on receiving not one but two Juno Award nominations! Margaret’s music videos for Johnny Reid’s “Fire It Up” and Alan Doyle’s “Testify” were both nominated for Video of the Year . We think the odds are in her favor, and we’ll be rooting for her this Sunday. Check out the [...]
Picrow has signed director/writer Leonardo Ricagni for commercials, digital and long-form projects. Ricagni is probably best known in the commercial realm for his emotionally charged UNICEF spot that debuted on the FIFA World Cup. Spots credits include work from Duracell, PPL, Hertz, Chase, Pfizer, Blue Shield and Coldwell Banker. Coming to Picrow from The Artists Company, [...]
“The Innovation Lifecycle” was recognized again this week at the New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards. Peter was delighted to accept the award, especially since it required a trip to Vegas. A director’s life is certainly rough!
On the road in Wyoming, several members of the Picrow crew tried to appropriate Sophie’s magical sweatshirt… Richard took the first crack. It’s a little small for him, but nevertheless, he wears it with pride! Charles took some deep breaths and pondered the magical properties of the sweatshirt… Ommmmm. Next is Lauren who attempted to [...]
Al Pacino chats with Peter Lydon on set of the latest Sky Broadband spot. Pacino shares his thoughts between takes. That’s a wrap – Job well done!
Richard tracks down Peter’s inspiration behind Picrow’s motto: Ceci n’est pas un film. Good luck smoking that Pipe Richard – It must have been a long day… Bless him!
Picrow celebrates the birth of Charles!
Picrow shot an entire year in the life of an Enbrel patient last week. And it only took three days. The magic of the green screen! Also miraculous – snow in South Pasadena. What are the odds?
Visitors to Picrow yesterday were greeted by our enthusiastic new intern, Dwayne. (He asked that we call him Dwayne instead of his pretend name “Inanimate Object” because he’s a serious intern now.) Recommended by Gregory Nussbaum, Dwayne’s first day at the office was a learning curve. We were confused when he pinned down the copy [...]
The following photos were recently unearthed from a Peter Lang fashion shoot with an A-list celebrity. They feature a Day-to-Night-to-uh-Morning After transition. This girl is prepared.