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WELCOME TO CLOSELY OBSERVED FRAMES

Dedicated to film journalism and selected interviews with industry professionals

 

An Interview with Jenny Runacre

Jenny Runacre is an actor known for her work on films such as The Passenger, Husbands, Jubilee, and The Witches. Having starred in the...

New Series of the Week: The White Lotus

The staff of a luxury Hawaiian resort come under siege by a bunch of “rich, f—ed up white people” in Mike White’s glorious social satire.

New Film of the Week: Zola

Janicza Bravo wants you to hear a story about how Zola and a “white bitch” fell out. It’s kind of long, but it’s full of suspense…

An Interview with Hans Fromm

Hans Fromm is an acclaimed cinematographer known for his work on Jerichow, Barbara, Phoenix, Transit and Undine. I spoke with Hans about...

DP Yann Maritaud on Slalom

Yann Maritaud is a cinematographer known for his work on Un Triomphe, Ceasefire, and Stars by the Pound. Having previously collaborated...

Film of the Week: Slalom

In Charlène Favier’s beautiful but endlessly horrifying feature debut, a teenage skiing prodigy is derailed by abuse from her coach.

An Interview with Matt Cimber

Matt Cimber is a director, writer and producer. Starring Jayne Mansfield, Matt’s first feature film Single Room Furnished was released in...

An Interview with Dale Hendrickson

Dale Hendrickson is a character designer and visual effects artist known for his work on The Simpsons, Rugrats, Silver Surfer and He-Man...

An Interview with Christian Vit

Christian Vit is an actor known for Game of Thrones, Holby City, and Crossing Lines. I spoke with Christian about pursuing a career in...

An Interview with Vera Graziadei

Vera Graziadei is an actor and director known for her work on Peep Show, The Book of Vision, and Children of Men. I spoke with Vera about...

An interview with Peter Avanzino

Peter Avanzino is a storyboard artist and animation director. He is known for his work on Futurama, The Ren & Stimpy Show, The Simpsons...

An Interview with Tom Schulman

Tom Schulman is an Academy-Award winning screenwriter known for Dead Poets Society, 8 Heads in a Duffel Bag and What About Bob? I spoke...

An Interview with Jasper Cole

Jasper Cole is an actor, producer and radio host. With over 112 Film and TV credits, Jasper is known for his work on MacGruber, Everybody...

An Interview with Ajay Naidu

Ajay Naidu is an award-winning actor. Having appeared in his first feature film at the age of 14, Ajay has worked extensively across the...

An Interview with Ariana Ron Pedrique

Having played the lead role in the hit series Rosario Tijeras, Ariana is an actor known for her work on Two Lakes, José José: El Principe...

An Interview with Felicity Abbott

Having won Best Production Design at the 2020 New Zealand Television Awards for her work on The Luminaries, Felicity Abbott has worked...

An Interview with Elisa Donovan

Elisa Donovan is an actor and writer. Having portrayed Amber in the 1995 classic comedy Clueless, Elisa is also known for her work on...