Born in 1956 in Rome, Fabio Conversi is an Italian director, producer, screenwriter, dialogue writer, director of photography and cameraman.
Fabio Conversi’s family has worked in the film industry for three generations. He started at fourteen with an apprenticeship in camerawork under the tutelage of his uncle who was a chief operator. Then he became a cameraman, a profession that he pursued for some time, mostly in Italy, but also twice in the United States: in 1983 with The Lonely Lady by Peter Sasdy and Every time we say goodbye in 1986 by Moshe Mizrahi with Tom Hanks.
In his own country he collaborated with such renowned directors as Marco Bellochio in Le diable au corps, the Taviani brothers, on Good Morning Babilonia (1987) and with Luigi Comencini and Nanni Moretti in Un enfant de Calabre (1987) and Palombella rossa (1989).
In 2005, he co produced Romanzo Criminale with Michele Placido, with whom he worked again in 2011 on The Lookout.