[FRAMED]: Amit Kumar, Tracker, MUM
[FRAMED] exists to shine light on Framestore’s most fascinating cast of characters: its people. Presented with a probing list of questions and a demandingly short deadline, this feature puts the hopes, dreams, and desktops of our MVPs on the digital wall, for all to see. Welcome to [FRAMED].
What are you guilty of?
Waking up late.
What was your last brush with danger?
When I had to travel during the second Covid wave.
Your last brush with greatness?
Finally got myself settled in Mumbai.
Your worst character fault?
Not able to show resistance in front of the elderly.
If you had taken a different path, what would you be doing now?
I would probably be in the army.
You’re on the run from the law, where are you headed?
Who’s your partner-in-crime?
My nephews Rachit and Raunak.
What’s your favourite movie/TV show and why?
What’s Eating Gilbert Grape - First, it was fascinating to watch young Leonardo DiCaprio and Johnny Depp together. Secondly, it’s such a simple story that you can articulate easily and it shows many emotions effortlessly woven in a simple story.
Your greatest achievement?
Not there yet.
Most valuable skill?
I adapt very quickly!
Go on, say something bragging:
I have a money plant that has money instead of leaves.
Name your vice/pet peeve?
The DREAM project would entail:
I would loved to work on any James Cameron movie.
Your career highlight to date:
Working on my favourite live-action/animated feature - Tom & Jerry.
This week I learnt that:
Leave nothing for tomorrow that can be done today.
What’s your current view?
My computer monitor.
Give us a desk tour
Personal laptop ,my computer with a couple of 3D softwares, water bottle, a book I’ve been looking forward to reading for a long time.
What do you need to work, on the daily?
Coffee and music.
Framestore is, to you, in three words:
A happy family.
Best thing about your work environment?
Framestore is great at:
Bringing your imagination to life.
I took this picture in Lonavala Mumbai, India.
Fictional character you’d like to hang with?
Captain Jack Sparrow!
Happiness looks like:
Spending time with my family.
If not here, then where?
In my village…
What do you think of too often?
Now, what next?
And not enough?
Couldn’t live without:
My computer and a good wifi connection.
If you ruled the world:
I don’t think I’m suitable for this job.
Amit Kumar, you’ve been [FRAMED].