[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?
Polishing off an entire pint of ice cream in one sitting.
What was your last brush with danger?
When my friend accidentally maced us in the face with bear spray on a hike in Montana.
Your last brush with greatness?
A woman bought my friends and I a round of spicy margs at lunch for telling her “bless you” after she sneezed.
Your worst character fault?
I’m a procrastinator.
If you had taken a different path, what would you be doing now?
Elementary school teacher.
You’re on the run from the law, where are you headed?
A remote island in French Polynesia.
Who’s your partner-in-crime?
A dirty martini.
A Golden Retriever.
Your greatest achievement?
Most valuable skill?
I can get along with pretty much anyone.
The DREAM project would entail:
A great team and schedule.
Your career highlight to date:
To work with such incredibly talented people at Framestore!
What’s your current view?
This massive fig tree outside my window.
Give us a desk tour:
Laptop, fresh flowers and at least four different beverages.
What do you need to work, on the daily?
Good tunes are a must.
Framestore is, to you, in three words:
Community, talent, creative.
Best thing about your work environment?
Framestore is great at:
Finding a solution.
Film and Watercolor.
My great grandma was an amazing painter, so I’d have to say any of her art is my absolute favourite.
Happiness looks like:
Finding joy in the little things.
If not here, then where?
The beach, of course.
What do you think of too often?
Where’s my next holiday?
And not enough?
Did I drink enough water today?
Couldn’t live without:
If you ruled the world:
How are you staying inspired by working remotely?
Making sure I stick to a routine and take breaks to get outside and walk.
How are you spending your weekends?
Outside with my friends at the beach, painting in the park, road trips.
What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned about yourself during quarantine?
It’s important to take a beat and slow down.
Jamie Runkle, you’ve been [FRAMED].