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WELCOME TO CLOSELY OBSERVED FRAMES

Dedicated to film journalism and selected interviews with industry professionals

 

An Interview with Rita Tushingham

Having launched her career in the 1961 British New Wave film, A Taste of Honey, Rita Tushingham has starred in iconic films including,...

DP Sam Levy on Mayday

Karen Cinorre’s directorial feature debut, Mayday is a beautifully choregraphed fantasy-action tale of an alternate universe where an...

An Interview with Emmanuelle Chaulet

Emmanuelle Chaulet is an actor, director and founder of Emmanuelle Chaulet studio and creator of the Voice Dialogue Acting technique...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

An Interview with Alma Pöysti

Alma Pöysti is an actor known for Liberty, Moomins on the Riviera, and Tove. I spoke with Alma about her background in theatre,...

An Interview with Rebecca Lamarche

Rebecca Lamarche is an actor, filmmaker, producer and casting director. I spoke with Rebecca about landing her first acting role, working...

An Interview with Elsa Hunter-Weston

Elsa Hunter-Weston is a writer and director. Her short films have screened at festivals including the BAFTA qualifying Belfast Film...

An Interview with Rich Newey

Rich Newey is an award-winning director, writer, editor and producer. Having started his career shooting music videos, Rich has...

An Interview with Jonas Nay

Jonas Nay is an actor and musician known for his role as Martin Rauch in the Deutschland series, as well as acclaimed films including The...