Kate Williams is an Australian-born editor now based in New York. She recently finished cutting THE EYE OF THE STORM, directed by Fred Schepisi and starring Geoffrey Rush and Charlotte Rampling. She received an Emmy nomination for her work on another Fred Schepisi film, the HBO miniseries adaptation of Richard Russo's EMPIRE FALLS starring Paul Newman, Ed Harris, Philip Seymour Hoffman and Helen Hunt. Other credits include Schepisi’s LAST ORDERS, with Bob Hoskins, Michael Caine, Ray Winstone, and Helen Mirren; TREES LOUNGE, ANIMAL FACTORY, and INTERVIEW, all directed by Steve Buscemi; THE MYTH OF FINGERPRINTS, directed by Bart Freundlich and starring Julianne Moore; Hong Kong director Clara Law’s THE GODDESS OF 1967; the Russian-Israeli director Dover Koshashvili’s feature, ANTON CHEKHOV’S THE DUEL; and Courtney Hunt’s Oscar-nominated and Sundance-winning FROZEN RIVER. She also cut Michael Almereyda’s documentary THIS SO CALLED DISASTER which followed Sam Shepard directing Nick Nolte and Sean Penn in a production of Shepard’s play THE LATE HENRY MOSS. She was an advisor for the New York Independent Film Project (IFP) for four years; has taught at the Sundance Institute; was a judge for the short films at the Sundance Festival in 1996; and is an adjunct professor at New York University. She is about to start work on Laurie Collyer’s SUNLIGHT JR., with Naomi Watts and Matt Dillon.