Barbara Broccoli, Julian Fellowes and more join Film London for Beyond the Frame

Latest 5 Oct 2021

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Beyond The Frame is a new podcast presented by Film London and hosted by CEO Adrian Wootton that takes a look at the creative voices in the screen industries that we don't see in front of camera. We talk to directors, producers, costume designers and more with all levels of experience to find out more about film, TV and games.

In our first seven episodes of Beyond The Frame we're chatting to creatives in different genres. We'll be revealing the full line-up of guests shortly but expect to hear from the likes of James Bond producers Barbara Broccoli & Michael G. Wilson, BAFTA-winning director Sarah Gavron and the lead designer of cult gaming sensation Disco Elysium, Robert Kurvitz.

Across the season you will also hear insights from genre specialists including the writer/director behind 2020 cult horror smash Host and the upcoming DASHCAM, Rob Savage, as well as two award-winning documentary makers and producers; Kevin Macdonald (Touching The Void, Whitney) and John Battsek (Searching for Sugarman, The Imposter).

Episodes of the podcast will be released Every Wednesday until the season finale in mid-November.

Some of the guests currently confirmed for Beyond the Frame are:

  • Barbara Broccolli & Michael G. Wilson (Producers - James Bond franchise)
  • Julian Fellowes (Writer - Downton Abbey, Gosford Park)
  • Kevin Macdonald (Director - The Last King of Scotland, Touching The Void, Whitney)
  • Sarah Gavron (Writer/Director - Rocks, Suffragette)
  • Robert Kurvitz (Lead Designer - Disco Elysium)
  • Rob Savage (Writer/Director - Host, DASHCAM)
  • John Battsek (Producer - Searching for Sugarman, The Imposter)
  • Sammy Differ (Costume Designer – Ant-Man, Ex-Machina, Marvel’s Eternals)
  • Prano Bailey-Bond (Writer/Director - Censor)
  • Saurabh Kakkar (Executive Producer - Big Talk, former ITV Head of Comedy)
  • Marley Morrison & Michelle Antionades (Director & Producer - Sweetheart)

and many more still to be announced!

Where can I listen to the podcast?

The podcast will be available to listen to through Acast. You can listen to it here on the Film London website or by clicking on the links below:

  • Acast
  • Amazon Music (coming soon)
  • Apple (coming soon)
  • Soundcloud
  • Spotify (available once first episode is released)
  • Stitcher (available once first episode is released)

If you have any questions, contact Beyond The Frame here.

Beyond The Frame is hosted by Adrian Wootton OBE and created by Film London. The podcast is produced by Charlie Ralph and features interviews by Adrian Wootton, Charlie Ralph, Laura Stratford, Nadia Oliva, Jordan McGarry and Josic Cadoret. Beyond The Frame artwork created by Sam Brentnall.