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Nick Hillyard


How did you get into the industry?

I came from theater stagecraft. My favorite part of that work was the grind of tech rehearsals, building a show, solving problems, and making it work. Eventually, I gravitated toward media production where every day is a new adventure with new people and places.

What inspires you?

My coworkers.

What is your hometown?

San Leandro, CA

Favorite restaurant?

Sober Fish

What do you like to do on the weekends?

DIY home improvement.

What is your favorite band or type of music?

EDM, Electronic. Currently listening to a lot of Synthwave like PYLOT. Its very cinematic.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever been given?

Work smarter not harder.

What book, movie read/seen recently you would recommend and why?

The Fifth Element is one of my favorites. Recently watched Poor Things, and still having weird dreams.

Are you a traveler or a homebody? Why?

Solo traveler. I like to explore at my own tempo.

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