Fred Schepisi’s life of telling stories

Schepisi has steered Meryl Streep to an Oscar nomination for “A Cry in the Dark”, did the same for Stockard Channing in “Six Degrees of Separation”, and nabbed a Golden Globe for “Empire Falls”.

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

The Eye of the Storm wins at Rome

The Eye of the Storm, which starred Charlotte Rampling, Geoffrey Rush and Judy Davis, was awarded the special jury prize at the Rome International Film Festival.