Richard Shepard

Richard Shepard is an Emmy- and DGA Award-winning director. His work includes 10 episodes of Girls, the features The Matador and Dom Hemingway, and the documentary I Knew It Was You: Rediscovering John Cazale.

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Talks

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Michael Cimino

By Filmmakers | July 5, 2016

Talkhouse Film Contributors Remember Michael Cimino

Richard Shepard and Pat Healy pay tribute to the late director of The Deer Hunter, while Lucy Walker shares a never-before-seen doc on him.

Spotlight Left Me Heady with Love of What Great Movies Can Do”

By Richard Shepard | February 24, 2016

Spotlight Left Me Heady with Love of What Great Movies Can Do”

Richard Shepard, writer-director of 'The Matador,' shares his appreciation for Tom McCarthy's Oscar frontrunner.

Talkhouse Film Contributors Talk Sundance Recommendations

By Filmmakers | January 30, 2016

Talkhouse Film Contributors Talk Sundance Recommendations

In bed with a cup of tea, having lunch or stifling a sneeze, Talkhouse Film contributors share their Sundance picks from Park City and beyond.

Richard Shepard (The Matador) Talks Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight

By Richard Shepard | November 18, 2015

Richard Shepard (The Matador) Talks Tom McCarthy’s Spotlight

Moving to a bigger canvas for the first time, McCarthy has made a film that's a reminder of why we love movies.

Richard Shepard (The Matador) Talks Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation

By Richard Shepard | October 21, 2015

Richard Shepard (The Matador) Talks Cary Fukunaga’s Beasts of No Nation

Netflix's first original movie, a heartbreaking tale of boy soldiers, is a thing of beauty made about a world of horror.

Richard Shepard (The Matador) Talks Stevan Riley’s Listen to Me Marlon

By Richard Shepard | July 29, 2015

Richard Shepard (The Matador) Talks Stevan Riley’s Listen to Me Marlon

In what is a great moment for documentary filmmaking, this idiosyncratic archival portrait of Brando reveals the acting legend as never before.