Pilar Rico is a commercial and documentary editor based in New York City. She has worked for production companies and post-houses such as FluidNY, DirecTV, Vice, Transient Pictures, Pleasant Post, Ntropic, Stack and Hero Studios, and for agencies like J. Walter Thompson, Wunderman, Saatchi & Saatchi LA and Mother NY.
Pilar's feature work focuses on character-driven documentaries dealing with social issues. In 2014 she edited the feature documentary GRAZERS: A COOPERATIVE STORY by award-winning directors Lisa F. Jackson and Sarah Teale. In 2016 Pilar edited the feature documentary by Eddie Rosenstein THE FREEDOM TO MARRY, which tells the inside story of the same-sex marriage movement through the eyes of those who led the fight and won Best Editing and Best Documentary Film at 2016 Savannah Film Festival. Most recently, Pilar edited the documentary feature PATRIMONIO by Lisa F. Jackson and Sarah Teale which premiered at 2018 Berlin International Film Festival.
Outside the editing room, Pilar has worked as director, producer and cameraperson in several films in Spain and America such as WELCOME TO THE WORLD, GREEN CARD and PLAYING GOODBYE. She also loves taking pictures wherever she goes.