About Fred Schepisi

Golden Globe winning director Fred Schepisi is best known for Six Degrees of Separation, Roxanne, Plenty, Last Orders, Empire Falls and more recently The Eye of the Storm and Words and Pictures.

Fred directs Juliette Binoche in Words and Pictures

Melbourne Indian Film Festival Awards Night

It was a great honour to be one of the judges for the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne. A wonderful event celebrating a very popular culture of the world. Photo courtesy of IFF

Fred joins the Indian Film Festival jury

With six AFIs, a Golden Globe and an Emmy Nomination, the Indian Film Festival Melbourne 2019 awards welcomes Fred Schepisi aboard our second jury… Read more

Looking at ‘Six Degrees of Separation’

“…filmmaking at its absolute finest… all Academy members should watch every year before voting on Best Picture.” Greg Wright of New-Release Tuesday looks at ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ – read more

Meryl Streep on Fred Schepisi…

“Now there’s a person whose yin and yang are beautifully integrated… He’s understood visually so much of how I understood perceptions…”

Fred talks to Entertainment Weekly

Fred Schepisi talks to EW about Words and Pictures, Roxanne, Six Degrees of Separation, and working with Paul Newman on Empire Falls.

Fred with Paul Newman on the set of Empire Falls