Michael Picarella's fascination with movies began when he got a super 8 camera on his 10th birthday. He shot everything from sights at Disneyland to commercials that advertised an amusement park called Fun Mountain that he and his brother imagined. In his first year of high school, Picarella made animated cartoons using school equipment. He ... See full bio »

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The Italian Job Camera and Electrical Department
Fast & Furious Location Management
Get Him to the Greek Location Management
1 2 3 Director


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 2011 Fixing Pete (TV Movie) (assistant production coordinator)
 2011 Rock the House (TV Movie) (assistant production coordinator)
 2011 Love Begins (TV Movie) (assistant production coordinator) / (script coordinator - uncredited)
 2011 Love's Everlasting Courage (TV Movie) (assistant production coordinator) / (script coordinator - uncredited)
 2010 Class (TV Movie) (assistant production coordinator)
 2010 The Wish List (TV Movie) (assistant production coordinator)
 2010 Elevator Girl (TV Movie) (assistant production coordinator)
 2006 Hell Hath Blue Skies (production assistant)
 2002 Do It for Uncle Manny (production assistant)
 1996 Mrs. Santa Claus (TV Movie) (production assistant - uncredited)
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Wrote a family humor column called "The Picarella Family Report" for The Signal newspaper in Santa Clarita, CA, and continues to write a similar family humor column called "Family Men Don't Wear Name Brands" for The Acorn newspaper group in the Los Angeles and Ventura counties of Southern California.

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In 2005, with moviemaking partner Steven Napolitan and film school friend Greg Donis, he began work on a project that was to result in the making of six to 10 movies during a five-year period. Unfortunately the project never got off the ground. See more »

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