Pi Ware

Pi WareBIO

Pi Ware started his film and television career in Madrid where he worked as a PA, camera assistant, and sound mixer on various Spanish language films. After moving to Los Angeles, Pi partnered with Susan Kraker to write and direct several independent films and online series for Fox Searchlight, Disney & Indican Pictures.

In recent years Pi has focused on the craft of editing, for which he has received three Emmy nominations and an Emmy award. His clients include NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX, Fox Searchlight, Warner Bros, Universal, Disney, IFC, TBS, TNT, OWN, TruTV, Spike, Univisión, Mundo Fox and many others. From feature films to American Idol to Spanish language game shows, Pi is known for his versatility and storytelling abilities.

He is a founding member of the Filmmakers Alliance independent film collective and a former board member of the International Documentary Association, where he produced the annual celebration of documentary film excellence, the IDA Awards.

Pi cuts on both Avid and Final Cut Pro, and he is extremely proud to be a part of the Chainsaw team.

Credit Highlights: 

Narrative:
  • The Librarian (Mano a Mano)
  • The Act (also writer/director) (Fox Searchlight)
  • The Prince and The Pauper (Sony Pictures)
  • My Beautiful Me (also writer/director) (Warner Home Video)
  • Crossing (Fireweed Productions)
  • Hole in the Wall (Sebastian G Films)
  • Pacific Blue (assistant editor) (USA Networks)
  • My Date (also director) (Disney)
  • I Heart Vampires (Disney)
  • Electric Spoofaloo (Disney)
  • Floored & Lifted (also writer/director) (On the River Ent.)

Red Carpet & News:

  • Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Hits the Presidential Debate (TBS / Conan)
  • SXSW News (IFC)
  • ABC Fall Season Preview (ABC)
  • IFC Gotham Awards Coverage (IFC)
  • Cannes 2006 & 2007 Coverage (IFC)

Commercials:

  • Magnum Ice Cream – As Good as Gold (Unilever)
  • Support America United (ABC)
  • Independent Spirit Awards (Target/L’Oreal/Acura)
  • Greatest Treasury of Women’s Health Secrets (As Seen on TV)
  • AFI 40th Anniversary (AFI Productions)

Game Shows: 

  • Boom! (FOX)
  • Take It All (NBC)
  • Minuto Para Ganar (Univisión)

Music Videos: 

  • Falling in Reverse, “Alone” (Epitaph)
  • The Skids, “The Saints are Coming” (Sony)
  • Fashion Video “Hipster Hoodlums” (“State Trooper” Trentemøller remix)
  • Da$H, “Brighton Beach” (The Source)
Documentary:
  • The Diplomat (ESPN)
  • Lost Kubrick: The Unfinished Films of Stanley Kubrick (also co-writer) (Warner Bros.)
  • The Business End: (Violence in Cinema) (Warner Bros.)
  • Super Heroes United (also co-producer) (Warner Bros.)
  • Hollywood Helps the Cause (Warner Bros.)
  • Credit Where Credit is Due (Warner Bros.)
  • Making of the Maltese Falcon (Warner Bros.)
  • Character Actors (Warner Bros.)
  • Legion of Doom (also co-producer) (Warner Bros.)
  • Alfred Hitchcock: Pure Cinema (Universal)
  • Saul Bass: Title Champ (Universal)
  • The Sound of Hitchcock (Universal)
  • Edith Head  (Universal)
  • Alma: The Master’s Muse (Universal)
  • Future Trends (Brian Grazer)
  • The ComicCon Chronicles (IFC)

Reality TV & Variety:

  • American Idol (FOX)
  • So You Think You Can Dance (FOX)
  • ¡Q’Viva! (FOX/Univisión)
  • Rising Star (ABC)
  • Opening Act (E!)
  • Familia de Circo (MTV Tr3s)
  • Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura (tru)
  • Suze Orman’s Money Class (OWN)
  • Tabatha Takes Over (Bravo)
  • Family Dance Off (ABC)
  • Stand Up 2 Cancer (NBC/ABC/CBS/FOX)
  • America United: In Support of Our Troops (ABC)
  • Behind the Badge (also segment producer) (IFC)
  • The Comic-Con Chronicles (IFC)
  • Live with Kelly & Michael (ABC)
  • Family Dance Off (ABC)
  • Ballroom Blitz (TLC)
  • Beyond Dance (MTV)

Concerts, Awards Shows & Tributes:

  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony (HBO) ** Emmy Award
  • The Oscars (ABC)
  • IDA Awards (also producer)  (Documentary Channel)
  • Justin Timberlake Album Release Party (CW)
  • Laugh Out Loud 5 Comedy Special (LifeWorks)
  • BMI Awards (BMI)
  • Give It Up for Greg Giraldo (Comedy Central)
  • Eddie Murphy: One Night Only (Spike)
  • Teen Choice Awards (FOX)
  • AFI Life Achievement Award: Al Pacino (USA Networks) **Emmy Award Nomination
  • AFI Life Achievement Award: Warren Beatty (USA Networks) **Emmy Award Nomination
  • AFI Life Achievement Award to Michael Douglas (TVLand Prime)
  • American Cinematheque Tribute to Matt Damon (ABC)
  • Tribute to Charlize Theron (L.A. Film Festival)
  • Tribute to Penelope Cruz, Johnny Depp (AFI FEST)
  • Critic’s Choice Awards (VH-1)
  • Do Something Awards (VH-1)
  • Video Game Awards (Spike)
  • New Now Next Awards (logo)