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. She has edited feature documentaries by award winning directors Lisa F. Jackson and Sarah Teale’s GRAZERS: A COOPERATIVE STORY and PATRIMONIO by Lisa F. Jackson and Sarah Teale which premiered at 2018 Berlin International Film Festival and Full Frame. 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 and won Best Editing and Best Documentary Film at 2016 Savannah Film Festival. Most recently, Pilar edited the feature documentary THE GREAT GREEN WALL by Emmy nominated writer/director Jared P. Scott and produced by Oscar-nominated filmmaker Fernando Meirelles.
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.