MEET THE MAKERS
CO-DIRECTOR, CINEMATOGRAPHER, EDITOR, SCORE
Devin Pickering has been working in film for over fifteen years as an award winning Director, Editor, Composer and Cinematographer. While past work has been aired on PBS, ESPN, and FOX television networks, his last feature Once In a Lullaby: The PS22 Chorus Story (Editor, Score) premiered to a standing ovation at the TriBeCa Film Festival, won Best Documentary at the New Jersey Film Festival, and took home the Audience Award at the Woodstock Film Festival in 2012. Devin is now a regular contributor for one of the largest providers of creative content - Getty Images, and in 2013 he completed his first effort as director with the short film Aerodrome (Best Short Documentary award winner, Newport Beach Film Festival 2014, nominated for Best Short Documentary at the 2013 Woodstock Film Festival).
CO-DIRECTOR, SOUND DESIGN, COMPOSER
A seasoned cross-platform audio engineer, James has worked in many facets of the industry. His work for the renowned Windmill Lane Recording Studios in Dublin, Ireland, saw him with artists such as The Jonas Brothers and the Irish Philharmonic Orchestra. James traveled the US as Front of House engineer for the european rock band Lluther, who saw their album single ‘In the Dollhouse’ reach Virgin Rock Radio Airplay Top 20 in Italy, alongside U2 and Depeche Mode. Along with various other freelance production, James has worked with PBS’ Point of View programming director for location sound. Aerodrome, nominated at the 2013 Woodstock Film Festival for Best Short Documentary, is James’ first foray into film as a Director.
AD, 2nd CAMERA, CO-PRODUCER
Francesco is a Hudson Valley based filmmaker and co-founder of Fusion Box Films. He has worked on films internationally and throughout the US, as well as working on AMC's American Haunters. Together with Devin Pickering and 211 Productions, he created the award winning narrative short Animus. His most recent project, “Once in A Lullaby” (Consultant Editor), was met with a standing ovation and critical acclaim at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival