Pablo Pico is a musician and composer who has composed for short films,
feature films, series and documentaries and has received a number of industry
awards for his work.
Today fully dedicated to scoring for cinema and TV, Pablo Pico started out
as a musician, on stage and in studio. As a classical percussionist, drummer,
pianist or woodwind player, he has recorded with pianist Alexandre Tharaud.
Pablo Pico studied music composition at the École Normale de Paris.
Then he started composing for a series of animated films produced by
Gobelins l’École de l’Image. In 2011, his score for the short film DRIPPED directed by Léo Verrier, won several music awards at international film festivals. In 2012, he attended the Berlinale Talent Campus, meeting the great Japanese composer Ryuichi Sakamoto.
In 2015, he composed the music of the feature animated film ADAMA, directed by Simon Rouby. The film, rewarded at the Annecy International Film Festival and nominated for the César, gave Pablo Pico the opportunity to compose a hybrid score, mixing orchestra and West-African tones. The score also featured the French poet and rapper Oxmo Puccino.
Winner of an “European Animation Award” in 2018 for the score of the animated TV film A MAN IS DEAD (co-composed with Yan Volsy), he also composes for TV series like the “Emmy Kids Award” winning production THE TREEHOUSE STORIES.
More recently, Pablo Pico has composed the music of the feature films JEUNESSE SAUVAGE by Frédéric Carpentier and MARONA'S FANTASTIC TALE by Anca Damian. The original music of this animated film has been released by Milan Music (Sony) and nominated for a Lumière Award in 2021.