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WELCOME TO CLOSELY OBSERVED FRAMES

Dedicated to film journalism and selected interviews with industry professionals

 

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...

Adverse Review

Launching itself from a slow-paced family drama into a fast-paced action thriller, Adverse is a compelling take on the revenge tale that...

An Interview with Thomas Nicholas

Thomas Nicholas is an actor, producer and musician. Having begun his career at the age of 6, Thomas is known for his work on acclaimed...

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 Annika Marks

Annika Marks is an actor, writer and producer known for her work on Goliath, Waco, The Fosters, and The Last Tycoon. Annika has also...

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...

An Interview with Abraham Adeyemi

Abraham Adeyemi is an award-winning writer, director and playwright. In 2020 his short film No More Wings won best narrative short at...

An Interview with Jamie Robson

Jamie Robson is an award-winning actor. He has collaborated with directors such as Tim Courtney, Charlotte Wells and Ross A. Wilson in...

2020: A Year in Review

2020 has been a difficult year on every front, and even deeply affecting cinema releases and how we consume films. Streaming services and...

An Interview with Benjamin Wiessner

Benjamin Wiessner is a producer. His credits include Thunder Road, The Wolf of Snow Hollow, Beast Beast, and The Grief of Others. I spoke...

A few words on the films of Jim Cummings

Jim Cumming’s feature debut, 2018’s Thunder Road, had sat dormant for a while on my watchlist before finally being nominated as one of...

An Interview with Sam Bain

Sam Bain is a BAFTA award-winning writer and co-creator of Peep Show, Fresh Meat, and Babylon. He has also co-written acclaimed films...

An Interview with Eva Habermann

Eva Habermann is an actor and producer known for her work on Lexx, Dr Klein, Deichbullen, and Trolls World. I spoke with Eva about...

An Interview with Alena Von Stroheim

Alena Von Stroheim is an actor known for her work on Hacker’s Game, Found Footage 3D, and The Activist. I spoke with Alena about her...

An Interview with Jakob Ihre

Jakob Ihre is a cinematographer known for his work on films including Louder Than Bombs, Thelma, Oslo, August 31st, Reprise, The End of...

An Interview with Elizabeth Marmur

Elizabeth Marmur is an actor known for her work on Peep Show, Coupling, Black Books, Doctors, and My Family. I spoke with Elizabeth about...

An Interview with Florian Hoffmeister

Florian Hoffmeister is a cinematographer known for his work on Official Secrets, A Quiet Passion, The Deep Blue Sea, In Secret, Great...