[FRAMED]: Nèstor Prado, Realtime Supervisor, London

[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 was your last brush with danger?

Trying to get a heavy box out of the top shelf of the wardrobe

Your last brush with greatness?

Going to central London for the first time in 4 months

Your worst character fault?

When I’m passionate about something I can go on and on…

If you had taken a different path, what would you be doing now?

Board game designer

You’re on the run from the law, where are you headed?

If I told you I would have to kill you.. (probably the Catalan countryside)

Who’s your partner-in-crime?

My lovely partner Inés

Fantasy cellmate?

Prison Mike aka Michael Scott

Go on, say something bragging:

I make a mean egg-fried rice

Name your vice?

Drinking a very specific brand of Chinese black iced tea

Your career highlight to date:

Seeing my name on the big screen for the first time

This week I learnt that:

There are hurricanes in Iceland

What’s your current view?

The view from my terrace as the sun is going down

Give us a desk tour

Magikarp Pokémon card, Canada Snow Globe, random Polaroids, customized mechanical keyboard, speakers and notes

What do you need to work, on the daily?

Good music and after lunch coffee

Framestore is, to you, in three words:

Inspiration, friendships, meetings

Best thing about your work environment? (at home!)?

Being able to do a ‘terrace-break’ when it’s nice outside

Framestore is great at:

Breathing life into characters

Fictional character you’d like to hang with?

Leslie Knope from Parks and Rec

Couldn’t live without:

The internet

If you ruled the world:

It would always be sunny

How are you staying inspired by working remotely?

When the pandemic started I bought a synth and started learning music and beat making (spoiler alert: I’m quite bad at it)

How are you spending your weekends?

Watching MTV’s The Challenge seasons 19–36

What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned about yourself during quarantine?

I’m ready for the apocalypse!

Show us your work station:

Néstor Prado, you’ve been [Framed]!

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